The Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Delta says it received 40 petitions so far from individuals and political parties in the just concluded general elections.
A breakdown of the petitions shows that the Governorship election has three, House of Representatives seven, the Senate one and the House of Assembly 29.
The Secretary of the tribunal, Mr Al-Sadiq Abubakar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone in Asaba on Thursday that the tribunal would hold its inaugural sitting soon.
“So far, a total of 40 petitions have been received by the tribunal.
“Although we have sat for some expertise application before now, however, we will be having our inaugural sitting very soon.
“I can’t tell you anything more than this for now, when the time comes, we will let you know, but for now, I am out on official assignment,’’ Abubakar said.