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Presidential Election: Court reserves ruling on Atiku, PDP’s application for live broadcast of proceedings

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has reserved ruling till a later date on the application by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for live televising of the court’s proceedings.

The tribunal Chairman, Justice Haruna Tsammani made the announcement on Thursday after the court took arguments from lawyers to parties in the case.

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Petitioners’ lawyer, Chris Uche (SAN) prayed the court to grant his clients’ request, while lawyers to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), President-elect, Bola Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC) urges the court to reject it.

Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) for INEC, Woke Olanipekun (SAN) for Tinubu and Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) for the APC described the application as ridiculous, intended to among others, trivialize the court’s business .

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