Akwa Ibom state governorship election tribunal resumes sitting today in Abuja.

After a two week adjournment, the Akwa Ibom governorship tribunal sitting in Abuja has resumed today to adopt written addresses by parties in the matter.

Candidate for the All Progressives Congress-APC in the election, Umana Umana had approached the tribunal challenging conduct of the poll and declaration of Udom Emmanuel as winner.

At the last sitting, the Justice Sadiq Umar-led panel directed the respondents to file and serve their final written addresses on the petitioners within seven days beginning from Monday, September 21st, while the petitioners should file and serve their final written addresses on the respondents within four days.

In the sitting which lasted for about three months, the prosecution called over 60 witnesses.



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