The Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) and its presidential candidate within the February 25 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, stated the dismissal of their utility for a stay broadcast by the presidential election petitions tribunal was not a setback to their petition towards President-elect Bola Tinubu.
Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, the counsel to PDP and Mr Abubakar, acknowledged this whereas fielding questions from journalists shortly after the tribunal’s choice.
“There isn’t a setback right here,” he stated. “The courtroom, in its knowledge, determined that the topic of our utility on the stay streaming and open telecast didn’t, in any manner, join with the advantage of our petition.”
He acknowledged that the occasion was set for the listening to.
“Tomorrow, we shall be right here by God’s grace for a pre-hearing report that may decide the progress of the petition and the time the petition shall be heard and concluded,” Mr Jegede stated.
Requested in the event that they nonetheless had confidence within the courtroom, the senior lawyer stated: “For us, we’re ready for a listening to.”
On consolidating the entire petitions, he stated they had been compelled by statute and had no objection to it.
The tribunal dismissed the purposes by Mr Abubakar, PDP and Peter Obi of the Labour Get together for a stay televised of the proceedings for missing in advantage.
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