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Election Petitions Mount

On Thursday, 4th April 2019, the Headquarters of the Court of Appeal in Abuja disclosed that the total number of election petitions filed against the outcome of the 2019 General elections stands at 736. These petitions touch on the Presidential election, as well as elections at other levels. The records show that four petitions have been filed against the outcome of the Presidential election. Senatorial district elections gave rise to 207 petitions while the House of Representatives elections have received 101 petitions. For State level elections, Governorship election petitions stand at 101 while 381 petitions have been filed in respect of State House of Assembly elections.

 

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