June 14, 2024

President of the Court of Appeal Constitutes the Borno State Governorship, National and State Houses Election Petition Tribunal

The Hon. President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Dongban-Mensem(HPCA),has constituted the Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal for Gombe State.

This is by virtue of the powers conferred on her under section 285 (2) and (3) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) and Section 131 (1) of the Electoral Act, 2022 (as amended).

In a statement to the press, the Secretary of the tribunals, Tayelolu Adediji, Esq., reiterated that the mandate of the Tribunals is to hear and determine election petition(s) that may arise from the upcoming 2023 general rlections in Borno State.

“This is to inform the general public that pursuant to the powers conferred on the Hon. President of the Court of Appeal under Section 285 (2) & (3) of the 1999 constitution of the Frderal Republic of Nigeria( as amended).Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban -Mensem (HCPA),has constituted the Governorship, National and State Houses Election Petition Tribunal for Borno State,” Mr. Adediji said.

He continued that “Meanwhile ,the mandate before the Tribunal is to hear and determine Election Petition(s) that may arise from the upcoming 2023 General Election in Borno State. Subject to the above, the sitting of the Tribunal is to be held at the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri.

For any inquiry, members of the public are advised to contact the Secretary to the Tribunal at the registry /secretariat of the Tribunal at the designated Court address.”


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