BY VINCENT UJUMADU
AWKA — Anambra State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal got under-way, yesterday, in Awka with 16 Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, representing the various parties in the petitions.
Four petitions are before the three-member tribunal headed by Justice Ishaq Bello and the counsel, whose number ran above 100, yesterday, spent the time harmonising their petitions.
The petitions before the tribunal are: Dr. Chike Obidigbo vs the governor –elect, Chief Willie Obiano and two others; Sen. Chris Ngige vs INEC, Obiano, APGA and ACD; PDP vs INEC and 25 others; as well as Tony Nwoye vs INEC and 25 others.
The SANs, who had stormed Awka for the legal fireworks, included Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Patrick Ikwueto, Osita Nnadi, Adegboyega Awomolo, among others.