Supreme Court adjourns indefinitely Bauchi, Plateau, Benue governorship appeals
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The Supreme Court, Tuesday, adjourned indefinitely appeals involving Bauchi, Benue and Plateau States governorship election.
Former governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abukakar is challenging the election of Bala Mohammed, while Emmanuel Jime, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is challenging the election of Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDD) as Benue State governor.
Jeremiah Useni of PDP approached the Supreme Court after he failed at both the tribunal and Appeal Court to upturn the election of Simon Lalong of Plateau State.
All the challengers had lost at the election petition tribunal and Appeal Court.
In adjourning the matters, the seven-man panel of Justices of Supreme Court said the adjournment would allow the panel time to concentrate on the cases that are time bond.
Felix Omohomhion, Abuja