Tribunal Judge: How Nigerians Mocked Me On Social Media

Justice Muhammad Tukur, Chairman of panel 1 of the National and state assembly election petitions in Jos, Plateau State, has spoken on a social media…

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Sun, 1 Oct 2023 15:28:26 WAT

Justice Muhammad Tukur, Chairman of panel 1 of the National and state assembly election petitions in Jos, Plateau State, has spoken on a social media attack.

Tukur’s panel, which comprises Justices Omaka Elekwa and O . Adetujeye, handled all the petitions filed against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislative candidates in the 2023 elections and ruled in favour of opposition parties which came second at the polls.

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outside. Some people will even molest you. We are doing our best. All is about conscience. We are guided by our conscience. We treated each case based on the facts before us. They said we have been bought over, but those that bought you today, will they trust you tomorrow?” she asked.

According to her, God was keeping watch of every actions they took, and they shall be asked to give account in the end.

Justice Elekwa, also a member of the panel on her part, frowned at the attitude of some lawyers who “often mislead their clients”, urging them to always tell their clients what transpired during the proceedings of the tribunal.