The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday adjourned hearing in the main petition of the Peoples Democratic Party to Monday, June 17.
The Tribunal adjourned to allow the respondents in the petition time to study and verify documents, the petitioners presented as evidence before the Tribunal.
Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Ibrahim Bako, announced the adjournment at the resumed hearing in the main petition of the PDP on Saturday in Kaduna.
Bako said the three respondents, Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i, the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission were not privy to the documents brought before the tribunal by the petitioners.
According to him, the respondents would need time to study the documents assembled by the petitioners to prepare their responses.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the PDP had assembled series of Certified True Copies of documents comprising of INEC result sheets, voters’ registers used during the March 9 governorship poll in the state.
Bako said, the Tribunal, on the adjourned date, would admit those petitioners’ documents certified by the three respondents as evidence, while those they disagreed on would be presented for argument by counsels to the parties.