Election Tribunal: Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa Steps Down

By Ikenga Chronicles May 22, 2019

Election Tribunal: Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa Steps Down

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, had asked Justice Bulkachuwa to recuse herself because she is married to a Senator-elect of the All Progressives Congress(APC).

Counsel to Atiku, Livy Ozuokwu asked the Chairman of the Tribunal to recuse herself on the grounds that she will be biased in the case.

On Wednesday, Justice Bulkachuwa, recused herself after a prolonged sitting.

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