BREAKING: Peter Obi, LP Reveals 51 Errors in PEPC Judgment, Head to Supreme Court

Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s (LP) candidate for president in the general election on February 25, has filed 51 grounds for appeal with the Supreme Court, asking for the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition court to be overturned and the election of President Bola Tinubu….CONTINUE READING

When the Presidential Election Petitions Court dismissed the petition Obi filed to contest the results of the presidential election, he and his LP team of attorneys, led by Livi Uzokwu (SAN), claimed that the court committed a legal error and arrived at the incorrect judgment.

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He argued that the Tribunal’s five-member panel, which was chaired by Justice Haruna Tsammani, mishandled the case against him when it determined that he failed to identify the voting units where irregularities occurred.

He further criticized the PEPC for rejecting his claim on the grounds that he failed to provide specifics regarding the numbers of votes or scores that were allegedly tampered with or inflated in President Tinubu’s and the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s (ruling party) favor.

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When the panel cited paragraphs 4(1)(d)(2) and 54 of the First Schedule to the Electoral Act 2022 to strike out portions of his petition, Obi claimed that the panel had committed a legal error.

Obi asserted that the evidence of his witnesses was incorrectly rejected as being incompetent while charging the lower court with violating his right to a fair hearing.

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He said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, published 18, 088 hazy results to the website, but the panel unfairly rejected his claim….CONTINUE READING