ADVERTISEMENT

Pres. tribunal: Justice Garba assumes leadership of panel

A Justice of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, Justice Mohammed L. Garba has assumed the chairmanship of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.

Justice Garba took over following the decision of  the President of the Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to step aside after pressures from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the ground of her husband’s membership of the ruling APC.

Justice Garba’s addition is a departure from indication from Justice Bulkachuwa that another female would be nominated on the panel while announcing her decision to step aside.

Justice Monica Dongba Menssem is the second most senior justice of the appellate court, while Justice Morenike Ogunwumiju is the sixth most senior.

Other members of the panel are: Justice Abdu Aboki, Justice Joseph Ikyegh, Justice Samuel Oseji and Justice Peter Ige.

Download Daily Trust News App

Get it on Google Play
Share this article

Join us on


Join our whatsapp group here for Breaking News, Exclusives , others

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.