BREAKING: Presidential election tribunal merges Atiku, Obi, APM’s suits against Tinubu
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has opted to merge the three petitions filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi and the Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) against the declaration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President-elect.
The PEPC stated that trial in the petition will end on August 5 when lawyers to parties are to adopt their final written addresses, following which a date will be set for judgment.
The court directed that the petitioners should conduct their case within three weeks, during which it should call its planned 50 witnesses, beginning from May 30 when they shall begin to call witnesses and close on June 23.
The court ordered the commencement of hearing in the petition by Obi and the LP on May 30.