AtikuIsComing vs #AtikuBusted Trend Over Impending Tribunal Judgement
Nigerians on social media have begun engaging one another with hashtags such as #AtikuIsComing vs #AtikuBusted as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal rules on the major petition before it today.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, filed a petition challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory on March 18.
They are asking the tribunal to invalidate the results initially declared by INEC where Mr Buhari was said to have polled 15,191,847 votes to emerge winner of the elections.
The tribunal is expected to resume at 9am as they decide the fate of PDP and its candidate Atiku Abubakar and President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC over the February 23 presidential election.
Amirablesblog.com recalled that INEC had declared Buhari and the APC as winner of the election, having polled a total of 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku, who it said polled a total of 11,262,978 votes.
The five-man panel of justices of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, is headed by Justice Mohammed Garba, as Chairman.
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