Atiku’s summoned witnesses rejected by INEC, APC, Tinubu


The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) President Bola Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress, (APC) on Wednesday in Abuja, opposed the appearance of summoned witnesses of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) to testify.

The respondents appeared unsettled when the petitioners called the first summoned witness saying they were not prepared to cross examine the witness having been served the witness statement only on Wednesday.

he respondents, through their counsel, objected to the taking of the evidence of the witness who was said to be an Ad hoc staff of INEC during the Feb. 25 presidential election.

Counsel to the petitioners, Mr Chris Uche, SAN, informed the court that the petitioners had three summoned witnesses and went ahead to call the first one.

As soon as the witness entered the witness box, counsel to INEC, Mr Abubakar Mahmoud, SAN, vehemently opposed to the witness giving his testimony.

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