Breaking: Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to inspect election materials

Breaking: Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to inspect election materials

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been granted access by the election petition tribunal to inspect the materials used for the February 23 presidential poll.

Sahara Reporters reports that Buhari and the APC had applied in separate motions for ex parte orders to be granted to them to inspect the materials.

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Legit.ng gathered that the applications were made in preparation of its defence team against expected petitions to be filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the outcome of the election.

It was learnt that the tribunal led by Justice Abdu Aboki, had on March 6, granted same order to PDP to inspect the election materials.

In the ruling issued on Thursday, March 14, the tribunal granted Buhari and APC permission to inspect the electoral materials and obtain certified copies of the documents from INEC.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari urged the tribunal to grant him access to inspect electoral materials used for the presidential election that was held on Saturday, February 23.

The application followed similar request by Atiku who came second in the polls and is challenging the result in court.

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