The Presidential Election Petition Court has adjourned to Thursday, May 18, 2023, the continuation of the pre-hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar against the declaration of Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives CongressAPC as the winner of the February 25, 2023 Presidential election.
In a petition marked CA/PEPC/05/2023, the PDP and Atiku are challenging the declaration of Tinubu as the president-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Listed as 1st to 3rd respondents in the petition are the Independent National Electoral Commission, Bola Tinubu, and the APC.
The pre-hearing of the petition was taken first on Thursday morning after counsel for Atiku and PDP, Chris Uche (SAN), indicated an interest in the matter. Atiku was in court alongside other top members of the party.