Barring any last minute change, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will televise its court on September 6, 2023.

This was disclosed by Umar Bangari, the Chief Registrar of the Appeal Court, Abuja division.

Bangari said the decision to televise the final proceedings would promote transparency and openness.


A statement by Bangari reads partly: “In a bid to promote transparency and openness, these judgements will be televised live by interested Television stations for the public to follow.”

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Presidential candidates of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu during the February 14th presidential election at the tribunal.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had declared Tinubu winner of the last presidential election.

However, Atiku and Obi accused INEC of favouring Tinubu and engaging in electoral malpractice that led to the president’s victory.