For the second time in less than 180 days, the President of the Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has disbanded the Ogun state Election Petition Tribunal.
It would be recalled that PLATFORM TIMES broke the news of the disbandment of the first panel which was chaired by Justice Chinwe Oyeabo through an internal memo.
The development which has been greeted with petitions from both the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and the Labour Party rejecting the newly constituted panel.
But, against their yearnings, the new panel which was headed by Justice Josephine Coker and two others who include; Justice Kabir Dabo and Justice Jubrin, as members resumed and commenced their assignment.
An investigation by PLATFORM TIMES has shown that Barely two days after their inaugural sitting, the Justice Coker’s led panel has again been disbanded for reasons unknown as at the time of filing this report.
A source exclusively told PLATFORM TIMES that the new panel will now be headed by a Federal Capital Territory Judge, Justice Yussuf Halilu, Justice Okah from Delta state as member 1 and Justice Mrs Jubril from Niger state.
The latest disbandment might not be unconnected to the petitions sent to the President of the court of appeal court by the duo of the Labour Party and the APM.