List of Powerful Politicians that stormed Election Tribunal over Live Coverage Application


Following Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s application for live coverage of the ongoing Presidential Election Tribunal, many top politicians joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate to observe proceedings in court on Thursday.

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Recall that the PDP’s presidential candidate had on May 8 filed an application for an order to allow the live coverage of daily court proceedings on the case they brought against the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, which started on Monday.

Politics Nigeria reports that Atiku and the PDP are specifically asking the court for an order directing the court’s registry and the parties on modalities for the admission of media practitioners and their equipment into the courtroom.

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Atiku is one of the presidential candidates objecting to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s declaration of Bola Tinubu as the president-elect.

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Arriving at the Tribunal on Thursday, May 11, Atiku had tweeted:

“I am at the Court of Appeal, the venue of the 2023 Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), to observe the proceedings of today’s hearing. -AA”

Below are the names of politicians who were at the tribunal alongside Atiku.


Former Governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke

Former governor of Adamawa state, Bonny Haruna

Former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu

Former PDP National chairman, Uche Secondus

Governorship candidate in Kogi state, Senator Dino Melaye.

Chairman of DAAR Communications, Mr Raymond Dokpesi


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