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PEPC: Soldiers, Police, Others Control Crowd

Different security units are present at the venue of the ongoing Presidential Election Petition Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday to control the crowd who are outside the court to witness the judgment.

Also, the operatives are monitoring activities outside as those who converged show support for their candidates.

The tribunal is expected to deliver judgment on the election petitions challenging the election of President Bola Tinubu by the presidential candidates for the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and Labour Party’s Peter Obi.

NIGERIACRIME gathered that Justices of the Election Presidential Tribunal arrived at the court at about 9:27 a.m. to deliver judgment on three petitions that are seeking to remove President Bola Tinubu from office.

Wednesday’s judgment will be 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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The petitions, marked: CA/PEPC/03/2023, CA/PEPC/05/2023 and CA/PEPC/04/2023, were lodged before the court by the candidate of the Labour Party, Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi; a former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as well as the Allied Peoples Movement, respectively.

Also, Vice President Kashim Shettima, the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule, Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, Ekiti state governor, Biodun Oyebanji and the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje are among those that have arrived the Presidential Election Petition Court sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja.

Others present are the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila; Imo state governor, Hope Uzodima; his Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello, and the Labour Party chairman, Julius Abure among others.

NIGERIACRIME had earlier reported that Atiku and Obi were absent at the court. However, Obi was represented by Labour Party embattled chairman, Julius Abure.

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