Atiku Abubakar urges Presidential Election Petition Court to declare him the winner of the February 25 presidential election in 21 states.
Atiku contests the qualification of the winner, Bola Tinubu, citing criminal forfeiture order, allegiance to another country, acquisition of foreign citizenship, and presenting a forged certificate to INEC.
Atiku claims Tinubu’s election was invalidated due to non-compliance with the Electoral Act on electronic transmission of results.
The final address filed by Atiku on July 20 seeks nullification of INEC’s declaration of Tinubu as the winner.
INEC’s response confirms Atiku won 21 states, not disputed in proceedings.
Atiku calls for the tribunal to uphold his victory based on INEC’s admission.
Petitioners also assert Tinubu failed to secure the required votes in FCT, making his return unlawful and unconstitutional.
Petitioners highlight weak defense by respondents.
Atiku urges the tribunal to stand for justice despite no previous nullification of presidential elections in Nigeria.