TINUBU: Can Atiku, Obi break 24-year-legal deadlock?

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•KALU, SAN: Electoral Act put us in a near impossible position to prove case

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

The dust is yet to settle on the presidential election that held in Nigeria on February 25, 2023.

Pundits had described the outcome of the election, which was in favour of President Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as one of the most keenly contested results since the return of democracy in the country in 1999.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on March 1, announced that Tinubu won the presidential contest, ahead of 17 other candidates that participated in the poll.

It declared that he garnered a total of 8,794,726 votes to defeat his two major rivals, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who came second with a total of 6,984,520 votes, and Mr. Peter Obi of the Labour Party, who came third with a total of 6,101,533 votes.

However, dissatisfied with the outcome of the poll,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper