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Police announce traffic diversion as presidential tribunal resumes today



Federal capital territory (FCT) police command says there will diversion of traffic as the presidential election tribunal resumes sitting on Wednesday, TOPNAIJA.NG reports.

The police said there would be diversion of traffic at the Goodluck Ebele way and Shehu Shagari way leading to court of appeal.

In a statement on Tuesday, Anjuguri Manzah, command’s spokesman, explained that measure was taken to beef up security in the area.

Manzah apologised for the inconveniences the diversion might cause motorists plying the routes.

“The command wishes to state that the gesture is part of proactive measure to beef up security at the venue and forestall any act that could disrupt the Tribunal sitting,” he said.

“In view of this development, members of the public are advised to use alternative routes to their destinations on Wednesday.”

Manzah pledged the command’s commitment to the protection of lives and property in the territory.

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is challenging the outcome of the election that held in February.