Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa gives reason she stepped down
Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa the President election Tribunal Chairman has exempted herself from involving in rearranging the petitions against President Buhari’s re-election.
Zainab, who is also the President of the Appeal Court delivered the news on Wednesday in Abuja.
This was after the tribunal issued the ruling against an application challenging her membership of the tribunal.
Speaking on reason she stepped down, she said : ”I have allowed the ruling on the application urging me to rescue my membership of the tribunal to test the position of the law.
“Now that the application has been dismissed on account of incompetence, I hereby announce my withdrawal from the panel.
“The remaining four members of the panel would remain while step would be taken to appoint my replacement’’, she said.
PDP and its Presidential Candidate in the Feb.23 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, earlier meet the tribunal to challenge Bulkachuwa’s participation.
In the petition, they pleaded with the tribunal to sack Zainab Bulkachuwa the Chairman of the Tribunal