Akwa Ibom guber: Tribunal adjourns cross examination


The governorship petition tribunal in Akwa Ibom State on Monday adjourned the cross examination of witnesses in a case between Governor Udom Emmanuel and Mr. Nsima Ekere till July 10.

Chairman of the three-man panel Chief Justice A.M Yusuf said the adjournment was to enable the registry mark the exhibits properly.

The court said it will begin the examination on July 10 when all the evidence have been duly marked.

Chier Assam Assam (SAN), lead counsel to Udom, thanked the panel for showing the right attitude towards lawyers, saying it will strengthen the judiciary.

Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC) filed a petition to challenge Governor Udom Emmanuel’s victory in the March 9 election.

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