Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, reportedly asked the Election Tribunal to annul the presidential election that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu won on February 25, 2023, according to Vangaurdnews. Atiku and the PDP demanded in a petition that the tribunal either proclaim Atiku the winner of the election or order a repeat between him and Tinubu.
The petition’s respondents include Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) (APC). The petitioners asserted that corruption and violations of the Electoral Act of 2022 rendered Tinubu’s election illegitimate….. Continue Reading
Additionally, they claimed that Tinubu lacked the necessary qualifications to run for office at the time of the election and was not legitimately elected by the majority of valid votes cast. Atiku and the PDP requested a court ruling instructing INEC to hold a run-off poll between Atiku and Tinubu or a new election (re-run).
With 8,794,726 votes, Tinubu won the February 25 presidential election, according to INEC, while Atiku received 6,984,520 votes for second place……. Read more