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3 more political parties dispute Buhari’s victory at presidential polls



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Three more political parties have turned in their petitions before the Presidential Election Tribunal in Abuja to contest the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2019 presidential polls.

One of the three petitions was filed by Ambrose Owuru of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) who claimed to be the party’s presidential candidate with petition, marked: CA/PEPC/001/2019 filed on March 7 this year.

The second was filed by Geff Ojinika of the Coalition for Change (C4C marked: CA/PEPC/003/2019 while the third marked: CA/PEPC/004/2019, was filed on March 19 this year by the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) and Pastor Aminchi Habu.

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Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the election, Atiku Abubakar officially filed a petition before the Presidential Election Tribunal on March 18 this year.

The PDP and Atiku, who, by their petition, are challenging Buhari’s victory at the election, applied for leave to effect service of the petition on the President on the grounds that they were having difficulty serving him.

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