Tribunal Verdict: Atiku Makes Fresh Claims Against PEPC

Tribunal Verdict: Atiku Makes Fresh Claims Against PEPC
Tribunal Verdict: Atiku Makes Fresh Claims Against PEPC

, – The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (), Abubakar, has lamented over the non-availability of the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition three days after it was delivered.

As reported by Vanguard, made this complaint through his legal counsel, who confirmed that they are yet to receive the certified copy of the 's judgment as of Friday, September 8. READ ALSO Election petition: breaks silence over loss to , and the PDP have 14 days to file an appeal in the Supreme to challenge the tribunal's verdict.

Photo Credit: Source: With time not on the side of Atiku and the PDP, the has only given 14 days for an appeal to be filed before the . Phrank Shaibu slams tribunal Reacting to this development, the special assistant to Atiku on Public Communications, Phrank Shaibu, accused the tribunal of “undermining Atiku's and 's quest for justice” by not releasing the certified copies of the judgement.

He said: “We wish to remind the that it struck out the testimonies of some of the witnesses of Atiku during the litigation at the court of first instance because their statements on oath were filed out of time. “And , from all intents and purposes, the same court wants to have Atiku and PDP's appeal to the Supreme Court disqualified by the reason of time deadline.” READ ALSO Tribunal judgement: reacts, reveals why should support 's govt Shaibu further queried: “Does the not understand that the lawyers representing Atiku/PDP need to digest the judgment as contained in the CTC, which represents the authentic pronouncements made in court on Wednesday, in order to formulate its case for filing?” “This Life”: Atiku's ally shares photos of himself with , react In another development, a PDP chieftain, , shared photos of himself and a day after the tribunal's judgement. Momodu, an ally of PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, said it would have been more convenient to defend his friend and Big Brother, . He said the electoral process of the 2023 general election was shambolic, and he stands by his opinion.

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