Supreme Court adjourns Atiku, PDP appeal

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The appeals challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the February 25 election has been adjourned by the Supreme Court.

Recall that Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC was declared winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Alh Atiku Abubakar, PDP candidate

But Alh Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  alongside Peter Obi of Labour Party (LP) rejected the result and headed for the court.

The duo challenged the election result alongside candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) but the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal struck out their appeals.

President Bola Tinubu

The trio filed appeals at the Supreme Court, which heard the matter on Monday.

However,  APM withdrew its own appeal while PDP and LP continued with their cases.

The 7-member panel led by Justice John Okoro adjourned the matter after the arguments of lawyers of respective parties.

 “This appeal is reserved for judgement until a date to be communicated to parties,” Okoro held.

Justice Ariwoola, CJN

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