Supreme Court: Atiku, Obi Know Fate Thursday


News Investigators/ The Supreme Court has fixed Thursday for judgment in the appeals by the presidential candidates of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi.

The oppostion candidates are both challenging the result of the February 25 election which produced President Bola Tinubu.

Both had filed an appeal against the judgement of presidential election tribunal which dismissed their claims for lack of evidence.

The Director of Information of the Supreme Court, Festus Akande, confirmed the date on Wednesday.

Both PDP and LP had on Monday argued their cases before the apex court while the appeal of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and its presidential candidate, Chichi Ojei, was dismissed after they withdrew it.

The Presidential Election Petitions Court had on September 6 dismissed the petitions of both parties for lack of evidence, but Obi and Atiku filed appeals.


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