Security personnel have mobilized, mounting checkpoints and barricading the roads that lead to the Court of Appeal in Abuja, where the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, is going to deliver judgment on the petitions by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) contesting the victory of President Bola Tinubu.
Heavily armed security agents from the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Nigeria Civil Defence and Security Corps (NSCDC) are stationed at all entry points to the Court, while men of the Department of State Services (DSS) are verifying the identities of those entering the premises.
At 09:03 am, Vice President Kashim Shettima and other governors arrived at the Court premises, while Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Labour Party (LP) are also in Court.
Today’s proceedings will be livestreamed on TV stations. Nigerians are eagerly awaiting the verdict of the Tribunal.
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