Atiku VS Buhari: Court reviewed when first tribunal sitting will hold


The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) will hold its debut sitting on Wednesday.

It was accounted for that a notice for the starter sitting of the court would be issued for the current week, the PEPT issued the notice on Monday.

The notice was served on every one of the gatherings to the petitions, including the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday.

Others that were said to have been served through their legal counselors incorporated the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, the PDP and its presidential hopeful in the 2019 presidential races, Atiku Abubakar.

The five-man board that will hear the PDP‎ and Atiku's request is to be driven by the President of the Court of Appeal.

The court has three different petitions by different ideological groups and their competitors ‎to hear.

The Punch had given an account of Monday that the PEPT ‎was, this week, expected to issue the notice for the pre-hearing session on the request documented by the PDP and Atiku.

The court will, amid the pre-hearing session which the Electoral Act gives must be finished inside 14 days, fix "clear dates" for the becoming aware of the request.

The five-man council has 180 days' time frame from the date of documenting of the appeal on March 18 to hear and convey its judgment for the situation in which the applicants said they had amassed around 400 observers to affirm.

Source: naijanews

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 5:48pm May 7