IS THIS THE END FOR PMB? Atiku Cuts APC’s Celebration Quick, Laughs In Buhari’s Face As He Does The Sudden
Within the historical past of presidential elections in Nigeria, the 2019 election turned out to be some of the keenly contested, in accordance with observers and political analysts. One of many causes attributed to that is that the 2 essential contenders are each Muslims with big following within the North, which in accordance with INEC, is the area with larger variety of voters.
It’s not information that the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku, has not accepted the outcomes of the presidential elections and has remained adamant to concede defeat to Buhari. Recall that the opposing celebration, PDP cried out that Atiku has not been allowed to examine the election supplies regardless of the court docket orders that are in his favor. In gentle of this Atiku has pulled one other stunt which almost definitely caught the APC celebration unawares.
The presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, Atiku Abubakar barely beat the 21-day deadline for the submitting of his petition in court docket to problem the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari on the February 23 presidential election. He filed the petition on Monday night, a day earlier than the expiry.
That is taking place nineteen days after the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari because the winner of the February 23rd presidential election, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together has lastly filed his petition towards the victory of Buhari on the ballot.
Atiku and the PDP have challenged the election of Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the grounds of alleged large riggings, malpractices, and noncompliance considerably with the electoral legal guidelines.
Within the petition filed, Atiku and the PDP are praying that they be declared winner of the February 23 presidential election. Within the various, the 2 petitioners prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to nullify the ballot and ordered for a recent election that might be carried out in traces with provisions of the electoral legal guidelines.
Though a duplicate of the petition can’t be obtained on the submitting of the report, the Nationwide Authorized Adviser of the PDP Emmanuel Enoidem, confirmed to journalists on the Court docket of Enchantment, venue of the tribunal that the petition has been stuffed.
Mr. Enoidem stated that the PDP and its presidential candidate have already assembled a robust authorized staff, comprising 20 Senior Advocate of Nigeria and different retinues of attorneys who will set up the actual fact of the petition. He disclosed that over 400 witnesses have additionally been assembled to testify throughout the listening to of the petition.
On the order earlier granted to the celebration and its presidential candidate to examine supplies, he stated that the inspection is being carried out from the polling items throughout the nation.