Tribunal Orders INEC Chairman To Produce Documents Requested By PDP, Atiku

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Updated July 17, 2019

Presidential Election Tribunal has ordered Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmoud Yakubu to produce documents requested by the petitioners.

The Tribunal gave the order on Wednesday at the resumed hearing of the petition by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23, election.

Ordered alongside the INEC boss is the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Zamfara State to produce documents requested.

They are to produce the documents by 12:pm on Thursday, July 18.

The court gave the order following a complaint by the PDP that the subpoena served on both INEC officials, since July 12 and 15, have not been complied with.