Uba, the petitioner closed his case on Aug. 1 with witnesses.
At the resumed hearing on Tuesday, Chukwuemeka Nwigwe, counsel to Ubah, said they had no fewer than 10 witnesses listed but none was in court.
Nwigwe told the court that the witnesses would be in court on the next adjourned date.
Adindu said he did not need any witnesses as the testimony of the petitioner’s witnesses were enough for INEC’s defence and that there was no need to cause more delay in the case.
Chucks Okoye, who held the brief of George Igbokwe SAN, had earlier asked for 30 minutes stand down as the learned silk was stuck on the way because of flat tyre.
Justice Thelma Okara, chairman of the tribunal fixed the matter for Aug. 7 for Ubah to open his defense and present his witnesses.
(Editing by Peter Ejiofor)