Gunmen Attack Atiku, Obi’s Witnesses – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said witnesses of Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate in the February 23 general election, and Peter Obi, his running mate, slated to testify against Presidential Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Elections Petition Tribunal have been attacked by unknown gunmen. 


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The party said its counsel, Livy Uzuokwu, had informed the court forcing Justice Mohammed Garba, to adjourn hearing until Monday July 15, 2019. 

The party however failed to state details of the attack. 

The PDP and Atiku are seeking to prove that the latter is the rightful winner of the election, which gave Buhari a second term. 

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They had claimed, in earlier hearings, that the result purportedly transmitted a server by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had showed that Atiku defeated Buhari in the elections. 


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