Petitions Tribunal grants Action Alliance leave to inspect election materials in Imo state

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The Governorship and House of Assembly Petitions Tribunal sitting in Owerri, Imo state has granted the Action Alliance (AA) leave to inspect election materials in connection to the conduct of the March 9 governorship election.

The Panel granted the petitioners leave to also inspect “copy, photocopy and obtain Certified True Copies of all the electoral materials related to or in connection with the conduct of the Imo State governorship election held on 9th March, 2019, including but not limited to ballot papers, used and unused; the voters’ register used in the conduct of the election.

Also to be inspected by the petitioners include “INEC manual and guidelines; the list of the polling agents submitted to INEC by all the political parties and every other electoral material used in the conduct of the election for the purpose of instituting, maintaining and prosecuting the petition and for the purpose of presenting same at the trial”.