As the Presidential Election Petition Court, commences hearing today, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have filed an application for an order to allow live coverage of day-to-day proceedings on the case they brought against the President-elect, Bola Tinubu. Atiku, who came second in the presidential election held on the 25th of February 2023, specifically applied for an order, directing the Court’s Registry and the parties on modalities for admission of Media Practitioners and their Equipment into the courtroom; in the motion through his team of lawyers led by Chris Uche, SAN, The PDP candidate and former Vice President insists that the petition he lodged against the President-elect, is a matter of national concern and public interest. He argued that the case involved citizens and the electorate in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, who he said voted and participated in the presidential poll.

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