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Nigeria: Apex court sets for hearing on Presidential election appeal.

By Femi Ajasa Updated 30:10:2019

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammadu, is leading the seven-man panel scheduled to hear the appeals in respect of the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019 poll.
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Justice Muhammad and other six members of the panel filed into the courtroom at about 9.08 a.m. on Wednesday set for the hearing.

Other members of the panel are Justices Bode Rhodes-Vivour, Kayode Ariwoola, John Okoro, Amiru Sanusi, Ejembi Eko and Uwani Abba-Ajji. Hearing of the Appeal brought by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Candidate Atiku ABUBAKAR’s and his party challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling APC has commenced at the Supreme Court.

“Good morning everyone, good morning counsels, we are ready for you…” CJN Mohammed said as the entire courtroom burst into laughter..

Meanwhile party chieftains from both the All Progressives Congress [APC] and Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] are present in the court in large numbers.

Among the party, stalwarts include, Adams Oshiomhole(APC); Prince Uche Secondus; Peter Obi and Raymond Dokpesi of PDP.

Source: The NewsGuru

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