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PEPT: Dele Momodu raises alarm over delay in issuance of copy of judgement


Chief Dele Momodu, a former presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has raised the alarm over the delay by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) for not issuing the Certified Through Copy of the judgment delivered on Wednesday by the five-man panel of judges headed by Justice Haruna Tsammani.

It would be recalled that the court on Wednesday upheld the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the democratically elected president according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

But, Chief Momodu in a post shared on his verified X account formerly known as Twitter on Thursday night monitored by this news website complained that the court is yet to issue a copy of the judgment after 24 hours it was delivered.

Chief Momodu noted that two of the stipulated 14-day window to file for an appeal is gone.

To this, the publisher of Ovation International, called on Nigerians to note the schemes being put up by the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) for not providing the copy of the judgment.

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He said, “Hi, brothers/colleagues, good evening. Kindly note the unhealthy, dubious and dishonest way the PEPC is delaying issuance of the judgement that they delivered yesterday.

“We have lost two days out of 14 days window allowed by law for our legal Counsels to file our appeal at the Supreme Court. After midnight today, it would be the third day.” NIGERIA WE HAIL THEE…

The copy of the judgment would be needed by the legal team of the PDP to them file for an appeal at the Supreme Court.


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