Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Occasion (LP) has filed an utility asking that the media would possibly maybe well additionally restful be granted procure admission to to televise the complaints of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
The Labour Occasion also adopted swimsuit by filling an utility looking out out for the hearings to be aired.
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) had earlier filed the same utility.
Chris Uche, the counsel of the frail vice president, urged the court docket to grant permission for the televising of complaints in his petition no longer easy the return of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola Tinubu as the winner of the election.
In reaction to this construction, the tribunal adjourned the prehearing session on Obi and the LP’s petition except Can even just 17 at the instance of the petitioners.
The counsel to Obi, Livy Uzoukwu, suggested the tribunal that extra prehearing on the petition would possibly maybe well additionally restful be adjourned except a later date as they maintain got pending processes to be filed and served.
Uzoukwu also renowned that it modified into as soon as a unanimous resolution between the petitioner and the respondents, together with the Honest National Electoral Rate (INEC) and Tinubu to adjourn the topic except Can even just 17.
The counsels of INEC, the APC, and the President-elect and Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima confirmed the agreement.
Following this, the tribunal adjourned the prehearing session except Can even just 17 to allow the events to resolve on documents which would possibly maybe well be no longer in opponents and the ones which would possibly maybe well be controversial.
Recent at the proceeding were Obi and Akin Osuntokun, the Director Overall of the 2023 LP Advertising and marketing campaign Organisation.
Petition court docket adjourn the complaints
The Presidential Election Petition Court docket took the resolution to adjourn the petition against the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, by the Labour Occasion and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
The court docket took the resolution on the attach aside a query to for adjournment by events to the petition.