BREAKING: Peter Obi To Current Petitions In opposition to Tinubu In Three Weeks
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has handed an order to Peter Obi.
The tribunal ordered Peter Obi and the Labour Occasion to current their joint petition towards Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s victory on the 2023 election inside three weeks.
The Tribunal additionally ordered the President-elect, Tinubu, to defend his victory together with the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee inside 5 days.
The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Haruna Simon Tsammani, issued the order on Tuesday whereas presenting the pre-hearing session report of the Tribunal.
Amongst others, Justice Tsammani ordered that Obi open his petition for listening to on Might 30 and finish similar on June 23.
Recall that Obi, by means of his counsel, Professor Awa Kalu, SAN, had requested a interval of seven weeks to ascertain their allegations towards Tinubu’s victory.
The Tribunal mentioned that it arrived on the choice due to the restricted time inside which the petition should be disposed of.
In the meantime, the Tribunal has ordered the consolidation of the petitions in order to make sure an expeditious listening to.
Nonetheless, the Tribunal rejected the objection of Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress to the consolidation.