Court Turns Down APM’s Request To Adjourn Suit Against Tinubu’s Victory For One Week

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has again adjourned the petition filed before it by the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) till June 21 for hearing.

The court had fixed June 19 to commence hearing of the petition filed by the APM challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu and Vice-President Kashim Shettima of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25 election.

At the resumed hearing, the party asked for a one-week adjournment which was turned down by the court.

The presiding judge, Haruna Tsammani, after listening to both sides, granted the application and adjourned the case till Wednesday June 21 for commencement of hearing.