Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima was at the Election Presidential Tribunal on Wednesday.
Shettima arrived at the court in the company of the Chief of Staff to the president, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu.
Also, the All Progressives Congress National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje; and Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule; Ekiti state governor, Abiodun Oyebanji; Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello; former governor of Yobe; Mala Buni; and Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma are among other APC chieftains that arrived at the courtroom to witness the presidential judgment.
The three main presidential candidates in the February 25th polls are the incumbent President, Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP).
Tinubu’s election is being challenged by Obi, Atiku as well as the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).
Atiku, a former Vice President, came second in the keenly contested poll; while Obi, an ex-governor of Anambra State, came third.
The Registrar of the Court of Appeal, Umar Bangari, on Monday, said the Tribunal will deliver its judgments on the cases before it challenging the victory of Tinubu, the then candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25, 2023 poll.
The court also said the proceedings will be open to live broadcast by interested television stations.
Wednesday’s judgment is being delivered by the chairman of the tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsammani, assisted by other members of the panel-Justices Stephen Adah, Monsurat Bolaji-Yusuf, Moses Ugo, and Abba Mohammed.
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