The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned to Thursday, May 18, 2023, the continuation of pre-hearing of the petition by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), against the President-elect, Bola Tinubu of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
In the petition marked CA/PEPC/05/2023 the PDP and Atiku, its presidential candidate, are challenging the declaration of Tinubu as the president-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Listed as 1st to 3rd respondents in the petition are the Independent National Electoral Commission, Bola Tinubu, and the APC.
The pre-hearing in the petition was taken first on Thursday morning after counsel for Atiku and PDP, Chris Uche SAN indicated an interest in the matter.
“I have the permission of Wole Olanikpekun to indicate interest first in number 2,” he said.
The tribunal had on Wednesday, adjourned Peter Obi and Labour Party’s case to March 17.
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