The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Thursday, August 1, fixed a date for the adoption of all the final addresses by parties involved in the petition by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar against All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari.
At the conclusion of the hearing today, the judge presiding over the matter, Justice Mohammed Garba, said the tribunal will adopt all final addresses on Wednesday, August 21.
The adjournment for adoption of final written addresses followed after lead lawyers to President Buhari and the APC announced that the second and third respondents were closing their defence in the case.
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Newscritic reports that the president had during his defence called on different seven witnesses and tendered documents including the certified true copy of his school certificate. President Buhari also submitted 26 other documents while opening his defence.