The 2023 Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi was conspicuously absent from the tribunal’s proceedings.
When the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsammani, requested the introduction of petitioners and respondents at 9:34 a.m., the embattled Chairman of the LP, Julius Abure, asserted that he was standing in for the petitioner, Peter Obi.
The Vice President, Kashim Shettima, and the Chairman of the APC, Abdullahi Ganduje, declared themselves to be the first responders.
Premium Politics reports that Wednesday’s judgment will be delivered by the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsammani, assisted by other members of the panel: Justices Stephen Adah, Monsurat Bolaji-Yusuf, Moses Ugo, and Abba Mohammed.
The petitions, marked: CA/PEPC/03/2023, CA/PEPC/05/2023 and CA/PEPC/04/2023, were lodged before the court by the candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr. Peter Obi; a former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; as well as the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, respectively.