Exclusive: Ondo Tribunal shuns Akeredolu’s counsel attempt to shut out journalists from covering proceedings

An attempt by Mr Yinka Orokoto, one of the counsel to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the Deputy Governor-elect, Lucky Aiyedatiwa to prevent journalists from covering the ongoing proceedings of the elections petitions tribunal has met a brickwall. Starnews Nigeria reports that Orokoto while seeking more space Counsel at the tribunal told the presiding justices to allow lawyers use the space reserved for journalists.'My Lord, (pointing to the seats reserved for journalists) we can also use that place for lawyers. The Tribunal chairman, Justice Umar Abubarkar however cut him short saying the seat was reserved for journalists. Orokoto at the point

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