BREAKING: PDP closes case at Tribunal after presenting Chidoka as star witness [VIDEO]
The Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] has closed its case at the 2019 Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Watch video of Dr. Chris Uche (SAN), lawyer to PDP and its presidential election candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar appraise the situation and expressing hope for a positive outcome:
Just In: The @OfficialPDPNig has closed its case at the 2019 Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The last witness that testified at the Tribunal before the court adjourned to the 29th of July was @osita_chidoka. Listen to Dr. Chris Uche of PDP/Atiku pic.twitter.com/VNa44w3WxP
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) July 19, 2019
Meanwhile, the last witness that testified at the Tribunal before the court adjourned to the 29th of July was former Aviation Minister, Mr. Osita Chidoka.
PDP presented Chidoka, as their 62nd witness at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Introducing the witness to the bench and the respondents’ lawyers at the Friday’s proceedings, the petitioners’ counsel, Chris Uche, described Chidoka as a “star witness” for the petitioners.
Chidoka served as the PDP’s national collation agent at the national collation center for the February 23, 2019 presidential election.
He also served as the head of the PDP’s situation room for the election.
The petitioners are by their petition filed before the Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-man tribunal challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the poll.
Today’s hearing marks the end of PDP’s legal fireworks until the Tribunal resumes on 29th of this month.