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Military and police warn protesters as tribunal delivers verdict tomorrow

Written by on September 5, 2023

The judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja tomorrow Wednesday 6th September, the military and the police are saying that they will not condone any unlawful action by troublemakers.

The Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau, warned those who might be planning to cause violence on that day to resist the urge or face the consequences.

The tribunal, in a statement, announced it would tomorrow deliver judgment on the petitions challenging the declaration of Bola Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The Chairman of the INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, had on March 1 declared Tinubu the president-elect because his party scored the majority of votes cast in the poll.

The tribunal justices who will deliver the verdict are the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsammani; Justice Stephen Adah of the Court of Appeal, Asaba Division, Justice Monsurat Bolaji-Yusuf , Court of Appeal, Asaba Division, Justices Moses Ugo, Court of Appeal, Kano, and Abba Mohammed of the Ibadan Division of the Court of Appeal.

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