The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja will today deliver judgment in the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential election.
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PDP’s senior lawyer, Levi Uzuegwu, is here. A court clerk has announced that the judge will begin session shortly.
There is yet no senior PDP office holder in court.
The court room is gradually getting filled up with a number of top government functionaries, including the Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, and the Minister of State for Niger Delta, Festus Keyamo, already seated in court.
Mr Kyari was the witness who presented the Cambridge University certificate of Mr Buhari.
He told the tribunal that he obtained the documents “personally” on July 18, 2019.
There is a very heavy presence of security officials here, both inside and outside the court premises. Although the senior lawyers are yet to arrive, the courtroom is already a beehive of activities with many lawyers present