The Rivers Election Petition Tribunal has relocated to Abuja for security reasons. This is contained in a statement made available to the media on Wednesday in Abuja.
The statement was issued and signed by Deborah Musa, Secretary of the tribunal. The statement said that the relocation was approved by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
The statement said Justice Ishaq Bello, the acting Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, approved the FCT High Court, Apo, as the secretariat and trial court for the tribunal.