The Gubernatorial election petition tribunal for Niger state sitting in Minna has granted an experte application filed by the PDP for a substituted service of the court process on Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state.
The experte which was moved by the PDP deputy Governor candidate and counsel to the PDP, Bar. Mohammed Kudu Ndayako, said, the bailiff have found it difficult to serve the Governor personally the court process as such a substituted service became necessary.
Presiding Justice Haliru Yusuf granted the application.
The tribunal has three members on it Justice Halilu Yusuf, Justice Kufre, Justice Usman Isiyaka.
Hearing on the petition will now commence on the 6th of may 2019.