APC, Buhari Close Defence at Election Tribunal

Muhammadu Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday closed their defence in the petition filed at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

The petitioners are challenging the victory of Buhari and the APC at the February 23, 2019 presidential poll.

The five-man tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba had, on Monday, asked Buhari’s legal team to open their defence on Tuesday after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would not call any witness in the case.

Justice Garba then fixed Aug.ust 21 for adoption of written addresses. (NAN)