Tribunal Rejects Request By Atiku For More Time To Close Case


The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Friday, refused to grant the request made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for more time to close their case.


The development is coming after the 10 days earlier granted Atiku and the PDP during pre-hearing session to conclude their case elapsed today, Friday the 19th of July, 2019.


According to Vanguard, Atiku is challenging the victory of President Muhammdu Buhari in the February 23rd Presidential election in the country.


Atiku’s lawyer, Chris Uche, had asked the Tribunal for more time but the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petition Tribunal turned down the bid, saying the trial would continue till later in the day to enable the PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to close their case.


Details soon…