In the aftermath of the just concluded Presidential Election in Nigeria and the consequent petition by the Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, has declared that it would be fair to all parties in the pending petitions.
President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa gave the assurance during the inaugural sitting of the tribunal, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Bulkachuwa also sought the cooperation of all parties involved, particularly the senior lawyers in the cases. The judge also warned that it would penalise any form of infractions.
She said: “We assure all stakeholders that each litigant will be given equal opportunity to present his case in a mature manner before us.
“As we gather in this honourable courtroom today, I wish to use this opportunity to reassure Nigerians and friends of Nigeria, that the Court of Appeal will work in accordance and within the dictates of the Constitution, the law and international best practices, to dispense justices to all, without fear or favour, affection or ill will.”