JUST IN: Presidential Election Tribunal adjourns sitting

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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, the nation’s capital has adjourned its sitting to tomorrow.

It also adjourned for the continuation of pre-hearing proceedings till Wednesday for the petition of the Labour Party and Peter Obi and that of the Action Peoples Party (APP).

Tomorrow’s proceedings will have the petitions of Atiku Abubakar and Allied People’s Movement in its schedule.

This paper had earlier reported the commencement of the tribunal’s pre-hearing of the petitions challenging the outcome of the February 25 presidential election.

At today’s hearing, the tribunal headed by Justice Haruna Tsammani assured all parties involved that justice will be served.

In attendance at today’s pre-hearing were lawyers to the petitioners, journalists, Governor Simon Lalong of the APC and Mr Obi of the LP.

Other panel members include Justice Stephen Adah, Justice Misitura Bolaji-Yusuf, Justice Boloukuoromo Moses Ugo and Justice Abbah Mohammed.




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