Atiku Abubakar and the PDP have proven their case at the tribunal, according to Segun Showunmi –
According to Showunmi, arriving at a judgement will be easy for the tribunal, just like it was for King Solomon in the Bible – Meanwhile, Abubakar says there is no cause for alarm over the Supreme Court’s ruling dismissing his request to inspect INEC server Segun Showunmi, spokesperson of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections says they have proven their case at the presidential election tribunal beyond reasonable doubt. Showunmi on his twitter handle said since facts speak for themselves, like king Solomon, the decision will be easy for the tribunal to make. He also said the judiciary is before the court of both public opinion and their conscience. “Atiku Abubakar of the PDP and his legal team have proven beyond reasonable doubt the substance of their case and their prayers ought to be granted,” he said. Afe Babalola makes stunning revelation, says DSS not empowered by law to arrest According to him, one just needs to read the written closing remarks as presented and filed at the presidential election tribunal to know that the judgement ought to be easy for the panel of judges. “Like in the Solomonic story, the facts speak for themselves,” he added. “History beckons. Truly, the judiciary is before the court of both public opinion and their conscience,” he tweeted. See his tweets below: Meanwhile, in a related development, Abubakar says there is no cause for alarm over the Supreme Court’s ruling dismissing his request to inspect INEC server. Atiku, who addressed a news conference through his lead counsel, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), after Tuesday’s proceedings, said that the decision was anticipated and that proactive action had been taken during the hearing of the petition. He expressed optimism that the tribunal would do justice at the end of the day.
Atiku had approached the Supreme Court praying for an order to set aside the decision of the tribunal which refused to compel INEC to allow him access to the central server allegedly used in the conduct of the presidential poll.