The Election Petition Tribunal in Cross River State has so far received eleven petitions challenging the outcome of the last general elections in the state.
The petitions received so far are only for the National Assembly elections held on February 23rd, 2019.
According to the Secretary of the Election Petition Tribunal in the state, Mrs. Josephine Ekperobe, the time frame to file a petition for the National Assembly elections elapsed on March 17th, but the time is still open for the filing of any petition pertaining to the Governorship and State Assembly elections.
Mrs. Ekperobe disclosed that formal inauguration of the tribunal will be done soon, adding that “We will inform the media and sitting will commence shortly after”.
Details of the eleven petitions before the tribunal are as follows, EPT/CAL/S/01/2019 -Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba and All Progressives Congress versus Ntufam (Dr) Sandy Ojang Onor, Peoples Democratic Party and Independent Electoral Commission.