Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has announced that hearing in the three petitions – filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP); Peter Obi and the Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) – will end on August 8 with adoption of final written addresses in the petition by Atiku/PDP.
The court fixed May 30 for the commencement of trial in the three petitions during which the petitioners will be expected to call their first sets of witnesses.
In relation to the petition by Obi and the LP, the court chose August 5 for final adoption, while the petitioners are required to conduct their case within three weeks.
Atiku and the PDP have also been allocated three weeks within to conduct their case, with August 8 chosen as the date for final adoption after which the judgment day will be announced.
The APM is allocated one day to conduct its case, while July 3 is chosen as the date for final adoption, following which a date will be set for judgment.