A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Jalingo - The Taraba State National and State Assembly Election Tribunal on Tuesday officially began hearing of petitions brought before it by aggrieved politicians who lost at the just concluded national and state assemblies elections in the state, reports Thisday.
About 20 petitions have so far been brought before the tribunal.
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At the inaugural sitting, Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Aflojulu Ozoemena said the tribunal members were in the state for a serious business and urged lawyers to take their cases very seriously in order not to be left behind.
He implored the lawyers to give the tribunal the necessary support and co-operation both at the pre-hearing conferences and throughout the hearing of the petitions.
Read more at Thisday.
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