Tribunal merges Obi, Atiku’s petitions against Tinubu, fixes new date for hearing

The presidential election petition court has consolidated all the petitions against the election of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s president.

All the petitions filed by the three petitioners, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM), and their presidential candidates were merged by the court on Tuesday.

The court has fixed May 30 to commence definite hearing of the petitions.

By law, the tribunal has 180 days to determine the petitions and that expires on September 16, 2023.