Judiciary workers shut offices as Senator Akpabio storms elections tribunal

Security operatives attached to Senator Godswill Akpabio had a hectic time preventing the surging crowd made up of mostly judiciary staff and supporters as they surged to have a handshake with him amidst solidarity chants.

It was the Senator’s first appearance at the tribunal which he is challenging the declaration of Engr Chris Ekpenyong by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC as the winner of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District election.

The sitting on Monday marked the commencement of the hearing of the petition after pre-hearing sessions.

The full report of proceedings to follow.

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