Supreme Court suspends hearing of Tambuwal, Ihedioha, four other govs appeals

The hearing of the appeals of Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano States , including four other governors was suspended by the Supreme Court on Monday . Other governors , whose appeals were affected are Emeka Ihedioha ( Imo) , Bala Mohammed ( Bauchi) , Simon Lalong ( Plateau ) , and Samuel Ortom ( Benue ) . Before the apex court in Abuja suspended the hearing of the governorship appeals from the six states , there was rowdiness and high noise level in the court. The Chief Justice of Nigeria , Justice Tanko Muhammad , was also present in the court . Meanwhile , the Supreme Court on Monday said it adjourned till Tuesday the hearing of 13 appeals filed in respect of the governorship tussles in six states . Muhammad abruptly suspended proceedings after indicating that an unnamed member of the seven -man panel was seriously ill . The panel was being expected back to resume sitting when, in about an hour ’s time , a top official of the court announced to the packed courtroom that all the appeals had been adjourned till Tuesday . Meanwhile , there has been tension in Imo State following the announcement by the Supreme Court that it would o

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