Tribunal to rule on presidential election petitions Wednesday

Presidential election petition judgement will be televised live on Wednesday, Registrar, Court of Appeal Umar Bangari said in a statement on Monday.

Bangari said the decision to televise the judgement was ”In a bid to promote transparency and openness”.

The tribunal had on August 1, 2023, reserved judgment on the petitions filed by the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Labour Party’s Peter Obi.

The tribunal reserved judgment on the petitions after adopting the parties’ final written addresses.

The duo of Atiku and Obi are challenging the declaration of President Bola Tinubu as the winner of the February 25 election.

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