The Ebonyi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has referred to as on the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and different events to keep away from technicalities because the panel commences sitting.
The three-member panel headed by Justice A. L. Ogunmoye gave the cost throughout the inaugural session of the panel in Abuja on Friday.
“It’s common data that the tribunal has 180 days from the submitting of any petition to eliminate the identical.
“It’s, subsequently, incumbent on all of the events earlier than this tribunal to cooperate with us with a purpose to be certain that we ship on our mandate inside the obtainable time.
“We enjoin all counsel to eschew technicalities and be certain that substantial justice is just not sacrificed on the altar of technicalities.
“That is the one manner we will successfully and effectively ship on our mandate,” he mentioned.
Ogunmoye mentioned although the panel could be sitting in public, it might, nevertheless, frown at an undue evaluation of the proceedings that may prejudice its selections.