By Our Corresppndent-
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Mr. Isa Ashiru in Kaduna State have tendered additional evidence to the governorship elections petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna.
The PDP and it’s candidate are challenging the declaration of Nasir el-Rufai of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as winner of the governorship elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the March 9 governorship elections.
At the resume hearing on Tuesday, the PDP and it candidate presented certified voters registers used on the day of election and the certified copy of Smart Card Reader report which were adopted as exhibits by the tribunal.
The Smart Card Readers report as presented to the court contained the number of recorded accredited voters of all the polling units been challenged by the PDP and its candidate.
Speaking to Journalists at the end of the sitting, lead counsel to the PDP and it candidate, Mr. Paul Ananaba (SAN), said “the Smart Card Readers report presented to the court is required by section 49 of the Electoral Act to help the tribunal clear whether there was over voting and malpractices during the March 9 governorship elections”
He appeal to citizens to continue to have hope and confidence in the judiciary as the last hope of the common Man.
Meanwhile, the Ibrahim Bako-led Tribunal adjourned to Wednesday, July 3rd for continuation of hearing.