Court grants Atiku, two others permission to serve Tinubu petition

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The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has granted permission to Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to serve their petitions on Bola Tinubu through the All Progressives Congress (APC).

A three-member panel sitting in Abuja on Friday presided over by Justice Haruna Tsammani also granted permission to Peter Obi of the Labour Party to serve their petitions on Mr Kashim Shettima and Kabir Masari through the APC.

The three-member panel granted the request while ruling on three separate ex parte applications filed by Atiku and PDP; Obi and LP and Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

Arguing the motion on behalf of Atiku and the PDP, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, prayed the court to grant his client permission to serve the petition and other accompanying processes on the respondents through the APC.

Arguing for the APM, Mr Oyetola Atoyebi, SAN, also asked the court to give him permission to serve Tinubu, Shettima and Masari through the APC.

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