NBA- NEC: NBA President Demands For Live Telecast Of Election Tribunal Proceedings


By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

The of the Bar Association, Mr. Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, SAN has called for the live broadcast of the proceedings of the 2023 Presidential Petition Tribunal in the interest of openness, justice, transparency and trust in the judiciary.

Candidates of the and the People's Democratic Party are both challenging the results of the 2023 Presidential Elections which held on the 25th of February, 2023 and which produced Sen. Bola Ahmed as President-Elect.

The aftermath of the elections have been the subject of controversy regarding compliance with the Electoral Act as to electronic transmission of results among other issues.
There was a consensus among Observers that the turnout of the elections were lower than witnessed in past elections.

The NBA President noted that a live telecast is in the interest of the people of . Section 36 (1) and (3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provides that judicial proceedings should be conducted in public.

Providing public access to the proceedings would meet the aspirations of the public to participate in the process.

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