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General News of Monday, 8 May 2023


Presidential Election Tribunal: Knocks, kudos as photos of Kenneth Okonkwo, members of Obi's legal team surface

Peter Obi's legal team Peter Obi's legal team

Nigerians have reacted differently to the photos of Peter Obi's legal team at the Presidential Election Tribunal Court sitting in Abuja.

Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 presidential elections is contesting the process by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that led Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) emerging winner of the polls.

The photos that have since been published in various news portal was shared on Kenneth Okonkwo's Twitter handle on Monday, May 8.

He captioned the photo: “We have a formidable team of legal luminaries representing #PeterObi. From left is the head of the team, Livy Uzoukwu SAN, Awa Kalu SAN, Benbella Anachebe SAN, Kenneth Okonkwo Esq and a host of other experienced lawyers. May God grant us the wisdom to recover the people's mandate.”

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal began pre-hearing the petitions challenging the outcome of the February 25 presidential election on Monday.