KGEPT moves sitting to Abuja

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Kogi governorship election tribunal relocated to Abuja

Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, the President of the Court of Appeal, has relocated the Kogi Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal from Lokoja to Abuja.

A statement by David Umar Mike, Secretary of the Tribunal, said that its sitting would now be at the National Judicial Institute on Umar Yar’Adua Way.

It urged litigants to take note of the change of venue

The statement was silent on the reason behind the relocation, but a top source at the tribunal said the step was necessitated by “security reasons.”

The source said that members of staff of the tribunal had been attacked on several occasions in Loloja.

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