There was mild drama at the Presidential election tribunal as today the13th petitioners’ witness, AuduSani, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that he could not remember the date of the last presidential election.
Sani, who was the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), collation agent in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State for the presidential election, had alleged that there were incessant incidents of thuggery and sporadic shootings in many parts of the area, preventing and disrupting voting.
Following, cross-examination Sanisubmitted he transmitted the report on “the 26th”.Asked which month, he said “April 26”.
Asked when did the election hold he said “23rd”.
When asked to mention the month, he said, “I cannot remember.”
The witness appeared before the five-man panel led by Justice Garba Usman, to testify at the instance of the PDP, and its presidential candidate, AlhajiAtikuAbubakar, who is challenging the victory of President MuhammaduBuhari at the February 23 poll.