During Kogi gubernatorial Election Tribunal State Election Tribunal today, pivotal rulings were made pertaining to the ongoing proceedings involving the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Firstly, the tribunal decisively dismissed a motion filed by the APC and Ahmed Usman Ododo, aimed at blocking the use of an inspection report as evidence.
Subsequently, a request for an extension of pre-hearing time, presented by Akubo SAN, was granted by the tribunal.
Furthermore, attention was directed towards a motion regarding the summoning of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a witness for the inspection report.
This motion has been deferred to a later date for a comprehensive hearing.
In light of these developments, the pre-hearing proceedings have been adjourned, with the next session scheduled for February 14, 2024.