Mike Ozekhome SAN, one of the lawyers to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar has said that the opposition the party will appeal Wednesday’s ruling of the presidential election petition tribunal.
Yans reported that the election tribunal on Wednesday, September 11 dismissed the petition by Atiku Abubakar and his party, PDP, while upholding the victory of President Buhari.
The five-member panel of the tribunal unanimously ruled to dismissed the petition, saying the petitioners did not prove them beyond a reasonable doubt.
Speaking on the judgement, Mike Ozekhome, one of the lawyers representing the petitioners, said they would “challenge the ‘misevaluation’ of critical evidence in the judgement.”
“That we’re appealing to the Supreme Court is as certain as death,” Mr Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, said.