According to reports, Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, has been given a window of twenty-one days during which the elections petition tribunal must set a date for hearing his case.
Dr. This was revealed in an exclusive interview with The Punch by Yunusa Tanko, the chief spokesperson for the Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council.
The development followed news that Obi had formally petitioned the tribunal on Tuesday to protest the results of the election on February 25.
According to Tanko, the former governor of Anambra State has started the legal process to reclaim the people’s mandate.
The tribunal has 21 days to respond. Therefore, they can only set a date for the hearing after that.
“This (the duration) is a legal procedure from the tribunal. To inform the media of developments, we distributed a copy of the petition. After the 21 days, I’m confident we’ll learn the date of the hearing. ”.