The Justice Garba led bench has upheld part of INEC’s prayers in a unanimous decision.

According to the tribunal, Prayer 7 and 8 in INEC’s motion succeed.

The tribunal held that some named paragraphs in the petition are struck out for containing serious criminal allegations of undue interference with the electoral process against individuals that are not joined as parties to the petition.

However, the tribunal dismissed the fifth prayer by INEC, saying contrary to the commission’s contention, the petitioners’ paragraphs 148 to 200 and 260 to 261 are not vague, imprecise, or nebulous, and so cannot be struck down as requested by the commission.