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Presidential tribunal resumes sitting as obi tenders INEC forms
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Tue, 13 Jun 2023   ||   Nigeria,
 

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general elections, Mr Peter Obi on Tuesday tendered forms belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Through his counsel, Obi brought forward the EC40G forms from 10 Local Government Areas in Niger State during the resumption of sitting by the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

Forms EC40G is where INEC inputs the number of all Polling Units that were cancelled or voters couldn’t vote.

The tribunal commenced the day’s proceeding with a case of Peter Obi Vs INEC, Bola Tinubu/Kashim Shettima and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Also tendered by the petitioner are five certified true copies of INEC reports from Niger State.

When the court sat on Saturday, the petitioner – Obi – rendered additional evidence in form of INEC documents and also called up a subpoenaed witness, who tendered a video evidence, which was played in the open court.

The petitioner is expected to continue with the presentation of evidence and call up more witnesses.

 

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