Declare me winner or cancel presidential polls, Atiku asks Tribunal

Mr. Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, presidential candidate for the 2019 poll has on Monday filed a suit before the election tribunal challenging the Mr. Muhammadu Buhar, the All Progressives Congress candidate Victory.

In the suit, Abubukar is asking the Tribunal to declare him the winner of the election or cancel the entire poll and conduct a fresh one.

Buhari was this month after the election, declared winner of the presidential poll by the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), having defeated Atiku, the PDP candidate.

Mr. Emmanuel Enoidem, PDP national legal adviser, addressing press men in Abuja on Monday disclosed that his party is asking the Tribunal to declare Atiku who won the election winner.

In the alternative, we also asked that the election be set aside on the ground of irregularity which was apparent across the country

He also disclosed that they have engaged 20 senior lawyers at the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) to defend Atiku victory in the Tribunal.

We are confident in upturning Buhari Victory he said.

He also disclosed that they have over 400 witnesses that will be testifying in the court.

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