Nigeria Elections 2015 Rivers election petition tribunal relocates to Abuja

The acting Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has reportedly approved the FCT High Court, Apo, as the secretariat and trial court for the tribunal.

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Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

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The Rivers State election petition tribunal has relocated to Abuja for security reasons.

This was contained in a statement obtained by NAN on Wednesday, April 15, in Abuja. The statement was issued and signed by the Secretary of the tribunal, Deborah Musa.

It said that the relocation was approved by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.

According to the communique, the acting Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, approved the FCT High Court, Apo, as the secretariat and trial court for the tribunal.