Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Presidential Election Tribunal news headlines for today Wednesday, May 22th, 2019.
1. Atiku vs Buhari: APC, PDP Rally For Relevance As Presidential Election Tribunal Hearing Continues Today
The Presidential Election Tribunal for the February 23 Presidential election, will continue its sitting today with the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party rallying for relevance. Naija News recalls that the Presidential Election Tribunal commenced its inaugural sitting holding in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, May 8 at exactly 10:05 am.
The Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigeria Police Force has put measures in place to avert a possible clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Part of these measures was the planning of traffic diversion from routes leading to the venue of the Presidential Election Tribunal at the Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday, May 20, restated its confidence that its 2019 presidential candidate, Alh Atiku Abubabar will emerge victorious at the presidential election tribunal. The major opposition party, however, called on the panel to ensure its proceedings are free and fair.
That’s the Presidential Election Tribunal news for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.