2019 Presidential election, soon to land in court as PDP summon lawyers
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As INEC keep rolling out results from various state across the country, calculation and cross findings has been the work of all-party agent and coordinators. But it all appears victory seem glooming for the opposition party, that may have been the reason an emergency meeting of teams of lawyers has been summon by the PDP, possibly to recontest the outcome of the election at the tribunal.
The notice of meeting was sent by Kabir Turaki, former minister of special duties who unsuccessfully sought the presidential ticket of the PDP for the 2019 election. The meeting, which will hold at the Legacy House, Abuja, is expected to start at 4pm.
Turaki, a senior advocate, told invitees to “appear in person” as there will be “no representation please”.
Remember that has been the history of since the era of President Obasanjo. The outcomes of all the previous elections, bar 2015, were challenged in court, although Olu Falae withdrew his case against President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999 after the intervention of prominent Nigerians.
President Buhari challenged all the previous elections he lost — in 2003, 2007 and 2011. In 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan took the unprecedented step of conceding while the final result was yet to be announced.
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