Supreme Court Justices that will decide Atiku, Obi’s Appeal Against Tinubu Revealed

Nigeria’s Supreme Court has established a seven-member panel of justices entrusted with the task of hearing the appeals in the petitions lodged by Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, and Chichi Ojei.

The trio, who respectively represented the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), are contesting the results of the presidential election held on February 25.

The court notifications, signed by Zainab M. Garba from the registrar’s office, stated that, as per the Order 2 Rule 1 (2) of the Supreme Court’s Rules 1985 as amended, the notice is considered adequately served on the concerned parties.

According to the information in the notice, the list of members of the panel to sit on the appeals include justices Musa Dattijo Muhammad, Uwani Musa Abba Aji, Lawal Garba, Helen M. Ogunwumiju, I.N. Saulawa, Tijjani Abubakar and Emmanuel Agim.

Meanwhile, the apex court has also fixed Monday, October 23, for hearing of the motion filed by Atiku, seeking to bring fresh evidence to prove that President Bola Tinubu submitted a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).