… Hearing Commences After Swearing-In of Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, which was convened in the Court of Appeal today in the Abuja division, has taken a significant step by consolidating the petitions filed by Àtiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Gregory Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).
In a crucial development, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, operating within the esteemed Court of Appeal, has decided to consolidate the petitions of three prominent figures in Nigerian politics.
The petitions under consideration belong to Àtiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Gregory Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).
By consolidating these petitions, the tribunal aims to streamline the legal process and ensure a more efficient resolution of the matters at hand.
The consolidation of the petitions signifies a convergence of legal efforts, as the tribunal recognizes the shared interests and concerns raised by the parties involved.
This decision promotes a unified approach to the examination of the electoral process, enabling a comprehensive evaluation of potential irregularities and violations.
Consolidation offers the advantage of addressing common issues collectively, allowing for a more focused and coherent presentation of evidence, witnesses, and arguments during the upcoming hearing.
This move marks an important milestone in the legal proceedings following the presidential election held recently.
The tribunal has scheduled the commencement of the hearing for Tuesday, May 30, 2023, taking place after the swearing-in ceremony of Bola Ahmed Tinubu from the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for monday may 29th.