The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has postponed its meeting till Tuesday in Abuja, the capital of the country.
Additionally, it postponed the pre-hearing proceedings for the petitions filed by the Action Peoples Party (APP), the Labour Party, and Peter Obi until Wednesday.
The petitions from Allied People’s Movement and Atiku Abubakar will be on the agenda for Tuesday’s sessions.
The tribunal’s pre-hearing of the petitions contesting the results of the February 25 presidential election had begun, according to Channels Television.
The All Progressives Congress candidate Bola Tinubu received 8,794,726 votes, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission, to win the election. Peter Obi of the Labour Party placed third with 6,101,533 votes, trailing Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party by 6,984,520 votes.
Atiku and Obi petitioned the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to overturn Tinubu’s victory after rejecting the election results.
The tribunal led by Justice Haruna Tsammani reassured all parties present at the hearing on Monday that justice will be done.
Lawyers for the petitioners, journalists, Governor Simon Lalong of the APC, and Mr. Obi of the LP were present at the pre-hearing on Monday.
Justice Stephen Adah, Justice Misitura Bolaji-Yusuf, Justice Boloukuoromo Moses Ugo, and Justice Abbah Mohammed are additional panelists.