Election Tribunal: Supreme Court Sets Up Two Panel To Sit During Vacation


The apex court of the land on Thursday set up two panels to sit during judge’s annual vacation, beginning on July 22. In a statement issued by the Director of Press and Information Dr. Akande Festus, the Supreme Court said both panels comprise of five justices each, stressing that the panels would be sitting and entertaining suits during the annual vacation. 



The statement read in part


"The panels of the Supreme Court, comprising of five Justices each will be sitting during the annual vacation which marks the end of 2018/2019 legal year.


“This development arose from the numerous appeals on election-related matters that have been streaming to the Court since the conduct of the 2019 general elections.


“The annual vacation will begin on Monday, July 22. And the panels will sit during the holiday period in order to see that all election-related matters are dealt with.”