The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal hosts told the Peoples Democratic Get-together (PDP) and its competitor, Atiku Abubakar, to formally document an application soliciting the President from the Court of Appeal and director of the five-man board, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to pull back.
The council gave the mandate on Wednesday following the gathering the board individuals held with legal counselors showing up for the situation.
Equity Bulkachuwa said that the candidates' lawful group driven by Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested that her recuse herself from the board at the gathering held in chambers.
The Appeal Court president said the solicitation by Uzoukwu pursued a before letter she got from the PDP's National Chairman, Uche Secondus, additionally requesting she excludes herself from further interest in the board.
Bulkachuwa said since the issue was at that point in the open area, the board had chosen to have the issue treated straightforwardly.
Reacting, Uzoukwu said his group would document a formal application with that impact on Thursday.
The respondents' attorneys containing Wole Olanipekun (SAN), Yunus Usman (SAN) and Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) speaking to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission, and the All Progressives Congress, said they would require time to react to the application.
She at that point dismissed till May 22 for the becoming aware of the candidates' application.