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Nasarawa tribunal begins judgement sitting via zoom


The Governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State, has commenced sitting for the verdict on a case between Governor Abdullahi Sule of APC and Hon. David Emmanuel Ombugadu of the PDP.

The tribunal began sitting by 9: 35am, with the case between Governor Abdullahi Sule and the New Nigeria People Party (NNPP), thereafter the APC and NNPP’ Abdullahi Maidoya

The judgment, which is being delivered via Zoom for “security reasons”, the judges were said to be transmitting the judgment from an undisclosed location.

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The tribunal did not share a link for interested persons to link up, as a 33-inch Television, connected to a public address system, was mounted for the viewing and listening of counsels and other party supporters.

It was observed that the judgement being delivered via Zoom is as same as in the live courtroom, given the workable facilities installed, just as all counsels announced their appearances.

Those are the courtroom for the final verdict are the State Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe, the former Deputy Governor of the state, Labaran Maku, the secretary to the state government, Ombugadu’s running mate, Ohinoyi, the state APC chairman, Aliyu, the state PDP Chairman, Francis Orogu are among other prominent personalities at the courtroom.

Combined security operatives have condoned the premises of the court to ensure there is no break of law and order.