Presidential Tribunal: Party Withdraws Petition Against Buhari, APC

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The Coalition for Change has withdrawn its petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress in the February 23 presidential election.

 

This followed an application for withdrawal of the petition filed by the petitioners on June 10.

Justice Mohammed Garba granted the oral application filed by Mr Obed Agu, Counsel for the petitioners that transmitted the intention of his clients.

Speaking to newsmen after the session, Agu said the remote reason for his clients’ withdrawal was not unconnected with the new position of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party to contribute positively to the growth of Democracy.

The Justice Mohammed Garba-led panel of the subsequently dismissed the petition

The judge, therefore, adjourned proceedings until June 11 for the hearing of some interlocutory motions.

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