BREAKING: Justice Bulkachuwa steps down from presidential election petition tribunal

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

This follows a request by the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) Counsel to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, Livy Ozuokwu that Justice Bulkachuwa recuses herself because her husband is a senator-elect of the All Progressives Congress(APC).

After much protests from the PDP and some Nigerians, Justice Bulkachuwa who was the chairman of the tribunal recused herself on Wednesday.

More details to follow…


  1. Poor woman. A victim of blackmail and assault on the judiciary who is bearing her cross with courage and equanimity? Her offence in the eyes of detractors is for being a good wife to her husband and mother to her son. Sad. She has always discharged her duties without bias, fear or favour. But let us see what becomes of her detractors!


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