ELECTION TRIBUNAL FIXES HEARING FOR MONDAY 12 JULY IN PETITION BY ADC CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE AGAINST PDP CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE IN ONELGA
The Rivers State Local Government Election Petitions Tribunal has adjourned till Monday, July 12th for definite hearing in the petition filed by the chairmanship candidate of ADC, BRIGHT ANALI against the victory of the PDP and its chairmanship candidate, VINCENT NWAOBAKATA JOB in the April 17th Local Government election in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni LGA, ONELGA.
The Tribunal led by Chief Magistrate RITA OGUGO gave the adjourned date after ruling on the preliminary objections by the respondent counsels.
Counsel to the petitioner, Dr INNOCENT EKWU spoke Brave Views that they present their witnesses on Monday for hearing, cross examination and determination of their petition.
Dr EKWU told Brave Views that his client is praying the Tribunal to invalidate the election of the PDP’s candidate and swear him in as the duly elected chairman of ONELGA.