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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the judgment is in three cases challenging the outcome of the presidential election
The Independent National electoral Commission made the declaration before the court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday.
This was stated on Tuesday by Chris Uche (SAN), lead counsel to Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party.
Documents presented were: form EC8B series from four states, EC8C, from 13 states, EC8D from 36 states and FCT, lastly, form EC8D(A) which is the national result.
Nwobu told the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC Wednesday that “magic happened to the votes of the PDP candidate at different collation centres.
The petitioners: Labour Party and its candidate, Peter Obi, tendered the exhibits known as Forms EC8B on Tuesday.
The results, which were admitted in evidence by Justice Haruna Tsammani-led five-member panel, were from Ebonyi, Nasarawa, Delta, Kaduna, Imo, Ondo, Sokoto and Kogi State.
The witness said this during the continuation of the hearing of a petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party, PDP.
He said this during cross examined by the Independent National Electoral Commission counsel, Kemi Pinherio (SAN).
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that one of the documents tendered by counsel to the petitioners, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), was the Form EC 8E, which is the final declaration of winners result.
In a unanimous decision, the five-member panel held that the order sought by the petitioners lacked merit and was outside the scope of the petition.
Justice Haruna Tsammani announced this Friday, after lawyers to parties adopted their various processes. The Head of the panel held that the ruling on Obi’s application would be next week Monday.