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PDP, Atiku round-up case at tribunal woth 62 witnesses 

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The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday founded up presentation of their case at the tribunal.

Atiku and PDP were able to use 62 witnesses out of the 400 they had proposed to call to prove their petition challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23, 2019 election.

The petitioners’ lawyer, Chief Chris Uche (SAN), announced the close of their case after the 62nd petitioners’ witness, Osita Chidoka, testified on Friday.

Chidoka, a former Minister of Aviation and the Peoples Democratic Party’s collation agent at the National Collation Centre for the presidential election.

Chidioka also headed the party’s situation room set up for the election.

The five-man tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba adjourned till July 29 for the 1st respondent, the Independent National Electoral Commission to open its defence.

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