The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will today, November 7 inaugurate Election Petition Tribunals that would adjudicate over petitions that may arise in the conduct of the 2023 general elections.
The Director of Information and Press of the Supreme Court, Dr Festus Akande, disclosed this to journalists in Abuja.
According to Akande, the event is slated for Andrews Obaseki Auditorium at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, as against the Apex court.
He explained that Andrews Otutu Obaseki Auditorium of NJI was considered in view of the large number of the tribunal members being expected to grace the inauguration ceremony scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
Over 300 Judges from States and Federal High Courts have been nominated by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongbam to serve on the panel.
President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem had bewailed the unavailability of funds to prosecute the 2023 General Election Petition Tribunals.