A witness, Haruna Abubakar, has affirmed that there was over-voting by 100 votes in his polling unit during the cross-examination of witnesses at the ongoing Governorship Election Tribunal in Kaduna.

The witness, who adopted his deposition as his evidence before Justice Victor Oviawe’s panel, explained that seven hundred voters were accredited, while eight hundred votes were counted at the conclusion of the election.

Abubakar also told the court that after he voted, stayed back but after the counting, the election result was not announced at the polling unit as prescribed by the Electoral Act.

Another witness, Lantana Mikaila, told the tribunal that the election process was peaceful at the early stage but later became disorderly.

During the resumed hearing yesterday, the petitioners, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Isa Ashiru and his party called five witnesses to give their testimonies of over voting in their respective polling units.

The court adjourned the case until today to further cross-examine other witnesses.

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