APP withdraws petition against Tinubu at Presidential Election Tribunal
The Action Peoples Party has applied to withdraw the suit against President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
The Counsel to APP, Obed Agu, is also asking the court to strike out and dismiss the suit challenging Tinubu’s victory at the 25th February presidential election.
Counsel to Tinubu, Wole Olanipekun, SAN, did not oppose the withdrawal.
The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsammani, subsequently dismissed the petition.
Recall that the tribunal commenced sitting in Abuja on Monday.
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