The National Assembly shall make provisions in respects -
(a) persons who may apply to an election tribunal for determination of any question as to whether -
(i) any person has been validly elected as a member of the Senate or of the House of Representatives,
(ii) the term of office of any person has ceased, or
(iii) the seat in the Senate or in the House of Representatives of a member of that House has become vacant;
(b) circumstances and manner in which, and the conditions upon which, such application may be made; and
(c) powers, practice and procedure of the election tribunal in relation to any such application.
Section 79 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria