Court adjourns Peter Obi’s petition over illness of his key staff
The Petition of Labour Party and its Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, could not be heard due to ill health of two key staff in the Secretariat of the party.
Counsel to Obi and the LP, Awa Kalu made this known at the resumed hearing of case. He asked for an adjournment to June 1 for continuation.
According to counsels to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Abubakar Mahmoud, did not oppose the call for an adjournment but stated that it Should be on record that the party had lost one day to call its witnesses.
Also counsels to Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Wole Olanikpekun and Lateef Fagbemi, also did not oppose the adjournment.
Labour Party had earlier called it’s first witness, a Lawyer, Lawrence Nwakaeti.
The party has 49 more witnesses to call, while the PDP is yet to call a witness, but has tendered all its exhibits before the court