The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has
requested the presidential election petition tribunal to amend the orders granted
to the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) and Labour
Get together (LP).
Peter Obi of the LP and Atiku Abubakar of the PDP, on
Friday, secured depart of the court docket to have entry to all of the delicate
supplies utilized by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) within the
conduct of the election held on February 25.
A panel of the appellate court docket led by Joseph Ikyegh made the
orders on Friday after the court docket heard two separate ex parte functions filed
by the 2 aggrieved candidates and their political events.
INEC, in a movement on discover filed on March 4, requested the
court docket to range the order which restrained it from tampering with supplies used
for the election.
The fee mentioned it must reconfigure the Bimodal
Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for the governorship and state homes of
In one of many reliefs, Obi and LP had sought an order of the
court docket “restraining the first respondent (INEC) from tampering with the
info embedded within the BVAS machines till due inspection is carried out and
Licensed True Copies of them issued”.
Nonetheless, the aid was withdrawn and consequently struck
out by the court docket.