BREAKING NEWS : RIBADU RESURFACES, REPRESENTS BUHARI AT TRIBUNAL

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Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrived the Tuesday’s proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja .

When the matter slated for the day , the petition filed by Hope Democratic Party and its candidate , Ambrose Awuru , was called , Ribadu a top member of the All Progressives Congress from Adamawa State , announced himself as the representative of President Muhammadu Buhari, whose victory at the February 23 poll is being challenged by HDP.

Buhari’ s party, the APC , was represented by Dare Oketade , who identified himself as the party’s head of legal services .

The Independent National Electoral Commission was represented by its Director , Legal Services, Oluwatoyin Babalola.

However, while Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) , led Buhari’ s legal team , Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) led APC ’s team of lawyers.

There are three other petitions filed by other political parties , including the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar .

Meanwhile, the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, leads the five – man bench of the tribunal .

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