The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, claims to have sufficient evidence to sack President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election court.
Naijaxtreme reports that the presidential elections were held on February 23 and were conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The INEC declared President Buhari, who contested the elections on the All Progressives (APC) Congress platform as the winner of the presidential election on February 23rd.
Apparently disgusted by the results declared by the INEC, Atiku, who claimed to have won the elections, approached the court to revoke the announcement of the INEC.
Speaking on the possibility of Atiku securing victory at the tribunal, one of the senior lawyers in Atiku’s legal team, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), said it was the expectation of his client “that the judiciary, as the last hope of the common man, will be dauntless in addressing the substance of the petition by the peoples’ candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the collective quest to retrieve a stolen mandate through the legal process.”
A report monitored on The Sun Newspaper by Latestalert, quoted Ozekhome to have said that: “We have made a solid case before the panel. Our client, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has also presented his case supported by credible evidence.
“We had presented incontrovertible evidence to show that our presidential mandate was stolen. Every Nigerian now looks on to the judicial officers for justice.
“Nigerians are waiting and hoping that the judiciary will have the courage to do justice in the presidential election petition,” Atiku’s representative at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal said.