Plateau election tribunal begins sitting

The Plateau Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, led by Justice Halima Salman, on Tuesday, assured parties of its resolve to dispense justice in all the petitions challenging the outcome of the March 9 and March 23 elections.

Salman gave the assurance while speaking during the inaugural sitting in Jos.

”This panel would be timely in the administration of justice. We also assure all parties involved of nothing but justice to whoever deserves it,” she said.

Also speaking, the Commissioner for Justice, Mr Chrisantus Ahmadu, assured the tribunal of a peaceful atmosphere to work.

”There will be no security threats or kidnapping during or after the tribunal’s sitting in spite of the recent unrest in the state.

”I  regret that politicians never want to accept defeat after elections,” he said.

He urged the panel to deliver justice to the people as the court was the last hope for the common man.

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