Court Okay’s Shehu Sani’s Request To Inspect Election Results
The Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H Suleiman granted Shehu Sani‘s request to inspect the collation result sheets for Kaduna Central Senatorial district which Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won.
Justice A. H. Suleiman is the Chairman of Kaduna State’s National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna.
Naija News recalls that Senator Shehu Sani who is senatorial candidate of the PRP is challenging the victory of Uba Sani, who won Kaduna Central Senatorial district on the platform of the APC at the Tribunal.
The court permission followed an ex parte motion filed by the applicants: Shehu Sani and the PRP in petition No. EPT/KD/SN/M/02/19, had asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make results sheets and incident forms available for inspection.
In the ruling of an ex-parte motion filed by J.S Kure, Counsel to Senator Shehu Sani, the Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H. Suleiman said, “An order is hereby made compelling the 3rd Respondent (INEC) to allow the petitioners/applicants or their agents or assigns access to inspect documents (Form EC8A, Eze INEC incident forms) and result from sheets of all polling units in the seven Local government Areas that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district.”
“An order is hereby also made on the 3rd Respondent to make available to the petitioners/Applicants certified True Copy of all the documents.”
Naija News reports that Shehu Sani who was formerly an APC senator is contesting for the first time under the PRP.