By Umar Yusuf
Yola – The Election Petitions tribunal sitting in Yola, Adamawa State has received three petitions over the conduct of the National Assembly elections held in April.
Sources at the tribunal told Vanguard that the petitions were field by Former Governor Boni Haruna of Adamawa State and Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN senatorial candidate for Adamawa North.
The source also disclosed that the defeated PDP House of Representatives candidate for Mubi North/Mubi South/Maiha, Sajoh Ahmed Gella and Mr. Piton Power, ACN candidate for Numan/Demsa /Lamurde Federal constituency also lodged their complaints before the tribunal.
According to the source, the three-man tribunal has since commenced preliminary sitting.
It added that public sitting of the tribunal is expected to commence next week.
The three–member Tribunal is headed by Justice C.O Ohawe with A.C Achigbom and C.H Ahuchagbu as members while J.O Fashoranti is the secretary of the tribunal.