PEPT set to deliver verdict on Peter Obi, Atiku’s Petitions challenging the declaration of Bola Tinubu’s election victory. At about 09:03 am Vice President Kashim Shettima and other governors have also arrived at the premises.
APC governors here include those of Kogi, Nassarawa, Imo, Ekiti, Yobe and Bauchi states. Others include the Chief of staff to the President, National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribudu, and Minister of Aviation, Festus Keyamo.
The Labour Party Chairman, Julius Abure, and Aisha Yesufu are also present.
At about 08:47 am Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), and the Labour Party (LP), are arriving at the PEPT venue.
Meanwhile, Tinubu will not be in the country when the tribunal decides whether to affirm his victory, or nullify it, as requested by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, LP, and the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, who filed separate petitions to challenge the result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, after the February 25 presidential poll.
The 2023 presidential election was one of the most keenly contested, and fiercely disputed since Nigeria returned to democratic rule in 1999 and the anxieties that surrounded the polls has heightened as the tribunal gets set to announce its decision today, Wednesday.
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