Court Gives Fresh Verdict Over Petition Challenging INEC, Tinubu’s Victory

Court Gives Fresh Verdict Over Petition Challenging INEC, Tinubu's Victory

On Thursday, May 18, the Presidential Election Petition Court adjourned the continuation of the pre-hearing of the Allied Peoples Movement to Monday, May 22, 2023.  Continue Reading>>>

In the petition marked CA/PEPC/04/2023, the APM is challenging the outcome of the February 25 presidential election, The Punch reported.

Court listens to the submissions of all parties

Listed as 1st to 4th respondents are Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Action Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Kashim Shettima and Kabiru Masari.  Continue Reading>>>

Counsel for INEC, A.B Mahmoud, SAN, informed the court of two applications by his team seeking an order of the court to strike out some paragraphs of the petitioner’s reply filed on April 20.

After listening to the submissions of all the parties in their various applications, the five-member panel, headed by Justice Haruna Tsammani slated the next sitting for Monday, May 22, next week, Daily Independent added.

The court’s fresh decision

Justice Tsammani also reserved the ruling on all the applications taken.

”The petition is further adjourned until May 22 for the continuation of pre-hearing.”

“Decision will be taken on how to streamline the number of witnesses.”

“Time will also be allocated for examination and cross-examination,” the Justice said.

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