Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Occasion (LP) has filed an software asking that the media ought to be granted entry to televise the proceedings of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
The Labour Occasion additionally adopted swimsuit by filling an software in search of the hearings to be aired.
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) had earlier filed an identical software.
Chris Uche, the counsel of the previous vp, urged the courtroom to grant permission for the televising of proceedings in his petition challenging the return of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola Tinubu because the winner of the election.
In response to this growth, the tribunal adjourned the prehearing session on Obi and the LP’s petition until Might 17 on the occasion of the petitioners.
The counsel to Obi, Livy Uzoukwu, instructed the tribunal that additional prehearing on the petition ought to be adjourned until a later date as they’ve pending processes to be filed and served.
Uzoukwu additionally famous that it was a unanimous determination between the petitioner and the respondents, together with the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) and Tinubu to adjourn the matter until Might 17.
The counsels of INEC, the APC, and the President-elect and Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima confirmed the settlement.
Following this, the tribunal adjourned the prehearing session until Might 17 to allow the events to resolve on paperwork that aren’t in rivalry and those which are controversial.
Current on the continuing had been Obi and Akin Osuntokun, the Director Basic of the 2023 LP Marketing campaign Organisation.
Petition courtroom adjourn the proceedings
The Presidential Election Petition Courtroom took the choice to adjourn the petition in opposition to the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, by the Labour Occasion and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
The courtroom took the choice on the request for adjournment by events to the petition.