Tribunal Grants Nentawe Request To Inspect Election Materials

The Tribunal has granted request cf All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship Candidate in Plateau State Dr Nentawe Yilwatda to inspect materials used for the governorship election.

Nentawe Yilwatda

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos gave the ruling, after hearing the two applications moved by Nentawe’s counsel, Jim Gotom.

In a motion exparte and motion on notice, Gotom hinted the tribunal that his motion is supported by a six-paragraph affidavit and that he was placing reliance on all of them.

He further hinted that a written address was attached to the affidavit with legal arguments and decided cases to back his application.

The applicant’s lawyer applied for leave and order of the tribunal to permit Nentawe, his counsel and agents to inspect the election materials such as tendered vote list, Electoral material Receipt, Ballot Paper Account and Verification Statement.

Other materials demanded to be inspected include, statement of Invalid, Rejected and Cancelled Ballot Papers, Statement of Unused and Spoilt Ballot Papers, Tendered Ballot statement, Results of Poll from Polling units, Summary of Results for Local government areas, Summary of Results for the State and Summary/Declaration of Results for candidates.

Gotom also requested that his client be permitted to inspect the Bi-modal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS) and the Back End Server Report from the BVAS for all the polling Units and other relevant documents.

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