Court admits 191 additional exhibts from 157 LGAs in Obi’s petitioner

The Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, admitted in evidence, 191 additional exhibts from 157 local government areas of Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Ogun, Ekiti and Rivers states in the petition by Presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP, Mr. Peter Obi.

Obi and Labour Party are challenging the declaration of President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as winner of the February 25, poll.
A list of the documents tendered on Tuesday before the court, reveals that the IReV reports from 101 LGAs, were obtained from five states, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Ogun, Ekiti and Rivers and IReV reports were tendered for 21 LGAs in Adamawa, that of Akwa Ibom was for 25 LGAs, Ogun was for 20 LGAs, while Ekiti and Rivers were for 16 and 19 LGAs, respectively.

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Also tendered were certified true copies of INEC Forms EC40Gs; EC40G1; EC40GPU, which were reports of various polling units were elections did not hold.

All the respondents in the case challenged the admissibility of all the exhibits in evidence, saying they would in their final address, adduce reasons behind their objections.
Respondents in the matter are INEC, President Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shettima and the APC.

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