Presidential election tribunal: PDM seeks to withdraw petition against Buhari

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has fixed July 18 to entertain an application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, Chief Frank Igwebuike, seeking to withdraw from challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Justice Mohammed Garba fixed the date on Wednesday after the panel discovered that the application was not ripe for hearing. News Agency of Nigerian, NAN, reports that PDM and its candidate, Aminchi Habu had jointly filed the petition to challenge the outcome of the Feb.23 presidential election. Counsel for the national chairman of the…

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