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Under the 1999 Constitutions of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the appointment and posting of members of election tribunal on the elections conducted by INEC is the responsibility of the

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A) Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission

B) President of Nigeria

C) Chief Justice of Nigeria

D) President, Court of Appeal


The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

Under the 1999 Constitutions of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , the appointment and posting of members of election tribunal on the elections conducted by INEC is the responsibility of the President,Court of Appeal.

According to the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (Promulgation) 1999 No. 24 A1099:

1. A National Assembly Election Tribunal shall consist of a Chairman and Four other members.

2. The Chairman shall be a Judge of High Court and the four other members shall be appointed from among judges of high court, Kadis of a Sharia Court of Appeal, Judges of a Customary Court of Appeal or other members of the judiciary not below the ran of a Chief Magistrate.

3. The Chairman and other members shall be appointed by the President of the Court of Appeal in consultation with the Chief Judge of the Stat, Grand Kadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the State or the President of the Customary Court of Appeal of the State, as the case may be.


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  • Under the 1999 Constitutions of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , the appointment and posting of members of election tribunal on the elections conducted by INEC is the responsibility of the President,Court of Appeal.

    According to the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (Promulgation) 1999 No. 24 A1099:

    1. A National Assembly Election Tribunal shall consist of a Chairman and Four other members.

    2. The Chairman shall be a Judge of High Court and the four other members shall be appointed from among judges of high court, Kadis of a Sharia Court of Appeal, Judges of a Customary Court of Appeal or other members of the judiciary not below the ran of a Chief Magistrate.

    3. The Chairman and other members shall be appointed by the President of the Court of Appeal in consultation with the Chief Judge of the Stat, Grand Kadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the State or the President of the Customary Court of Appeal of the State, as the case may be.

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