The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has constituted the Governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
The tribunal’s secretary, Umar Abubakar disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Lokoja, the state capital.
According to him, the tribunal has been mandated to hear and determine petitions that may arise from the election.
He said the tribunal will also handle petitions arising from the rescheduled supplementary and re-run election in the Kogi West Senatorial district and the Ajaokuta Federal Constituency rerun.
Governor Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was re-elected for a second term in office after defeating the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Musa Wada and 23 others in the November 16 election.