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The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.

Mr Bello Mukhtar, Secretary of the tribunal, made the disclosure to newsmen in Lafia on Tuesday.

He said the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party filed five petitions, All Progressives Congress filed two petitions and the Peoples Democratic Movement filed three petitions.

He said the Zenith Labour Party and the All Progressive Grand Alliance each filed one petition.

Mukhtar stated that the tribunal was still expecting petition from the rerun elections that were conducted on March 23.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that PDP is challenging the three senatorial seats, Lafia/Obi and Awe/Doma/Keana Federal Constituencies, while APC was challenging Akwanga/Nassarawa-Eggon/Wamba Federal Constituencies.

PDM is challenging Nasarawa South and Northern Senatorial seats, Akwanga/Nasarawa-Eggon/Wamba Federal Constituencies.

ZLP and APGA are challenging Awe/Doma/Keana Federal Constituencies and Nasarawa West Senatorial seats respectively.

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