The Presidential Election Tribunal is once again in session, with the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of the President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the election held on February 25, 2023.
Atiku and the PDP are contesting the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, which announced that Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress polled 8,794,726 votes, Atiku polled 6,984,520 votes, and Labour Party’s candidate, Peter Obi polled 6,101,533 votes.
As the tribunal resumes its examination of the case between Atiku and INEC, Bola Tinubu/Shettima, and the APC on Tuesday, Vanguard reported that Atiku’s legal team, led by Eyitayo Jegede, is in court to represent him.
Bola Tinubu is represented by his legal team, spearheaded by Wole Olanipekun.
During the hearing on Monday, the petitioner called upon four witnesses to support his claim, bringing the total number of witnesses summoned by the petitioner to 10 so far.
Since Tuesday, May 30, the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has been hearing petitions challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the February 25 election.