Court of Appeal receives 805 petitions on 2019 general elections

The President of the Court of Appeal, Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Thursday said the court received 805 election petitions on the general elections.

Mrs Bulkachuwa made the fact known when she addressed the 2019 Annual Justices Conference in Abuja on Thursday.

She said many of the justices did not enjoy their annual vacation due to the general elections which culminated in the various elections petitions tribunals and the appeals.

“We received 805 petitions from across the country, this can be attributed to the confidence which the citizens have in the judiciary as the hope for the common man.

“No doubt this electioneering year was a hectic one, because after the annual sittings, 805 appeals were filed across the 16 divisions and the court was up to the task.

“I say well done for our…

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