By Lami Ibrahim
The Justice Haruna Tsammani-led five-member panel of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has dismissed the petition by the Action Alliance (AA).
The court’s decision was sequel to a motion moved on Monday by petitioner’s lawyer, Oba Maduabuchi (SAN), with which the petitioner sought to withdraw the petition.
Lawyers to the respondents did not object to the withdrawal, following which Justice Tsammani, in a ruling, dismissed the petition, marked: CA/PEPC/01/2023.
The petition had, as respondents, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and Hamza Al-Mustapha.
The court has moved to the petition by the Action Peoples Party (APP), marked: CA/PEPC/02/2023.