Supreme Court: Presidential election petition adjourns to May 10
The presidential election petition tribunal has adjourned its sitting to Wednesday, May 10, after a brief pre-hearing.
The matters brought before it is to challenge the outcome of the 2023 presidential election, where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Bola Ahmed Tinubu President-Elect.
This was disclosed in a tweet on Monday by one of the spokespersons for the Labour Party, LP, Kenneth Okonkwo,
“After a brief pre-hearing trial, the case was adjourned to Wednesday, 10th May 2023 at 2 pm prompt,” Okonkwo wrote.
After a brief pre-hearing trial, the case was adjourned to Wednesday, 10th May, 2023 at 2 pm prompt. With me is Alex Ejesieme SAN pic.twitter.com/oir1uxwPr7
— Kenneth Okonkwo (@realkenokonkwo) May 8, 2023
MakenzySkyBlog reported that the presidential election petition tribunal commenced proceedings in Abuja, on Monday.
Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and his counterpart in the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi are challenging the declaration of Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as winner of the February 25 presidential poll.