Presidential Election Court Orders Consolidation of Petitions, Trial to run from 30th May to 5th August 2023

Written by on May 23, 2023

The Presidential Election Petition Court has consolidated the three pending petitions before it.


The petitions are that of the PDP and Atiku Abubakar, Labour Party and Peter Obi and the petition filed by the Allied People’s Movement APM

The court’s decision was read out in its pre-hearing report delivered on Tuesday

From the trial schedule, the court has given the Labour Party and Peter Obi 3 weeks to present their cases starting from the 30th of May 2023

The respondents are to take their 5 days after the petitioners have concluded their case within the specified time

The parties will begin filing their addresses on the 21st of July while adoption has been fixed for the 5th of August, after which a date will be announced for judgment.

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