Some of the new Judges at the swearing in on Thursday
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban -Mensem, has has called on the judges presiding over the Election Petition Tribunals in the forthcoming Governorship Elections in Edo and Ondo States to see the task as a sacrifice.
Justice Dongban-Mensem stated this in her welcome speech at the opening ceremony of the training of the 85 judges in Abuja.
She aligned herself with the position of the Chief Justice of Nigeria during their swearing-in and tasked the judges to be dispassionate in carrying out their assignment.
The list of topics on day one training included the concerns of the bar on the Election Petition Tribunal Process; pertinent challenges in the determination of election matters and the way forward.