Appeal Court grants PDP, LP’s applications to inspect election materials

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Abuja, March 3, 2023 – A Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday granted separate applications of the PDP and Labour Party to inspect election materials used in last Saturday’s election.

The appellate court, led by Justice Joseph Ikyegh, granted the applications after separately hearing the two separate ex parte applications.

It ordered the INEC to allow the applicants access to the election materials in full including and specifically the sensitive materials and all other materials thereto.

The Candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar and that of Labour Party, Peter Obi, had sought reliefs from the court to inspect the materials.

The two candidates, had approached the court through ex-parte motions filed at the Presidential Election Court at the Court of Appeal, listing INEC, Tinubu and the APC as the first, second and third respondents and requesting to inspect all the election materials in the custody of the INEC. (GBN)

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