Peter Obi To Be In Court Today Over BVAS Inspection Case

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Labor Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi will appear before the Abuja Court of Appeal today (Wednesday) on his party’s legal mandate to test the two-way voter verification system. 40; BVAS) machines and other election materials deployed by the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) during the February 25 presidential and legislative elections.
“Following INEC’s refusal to allow our party to examine documents (including BVAS) from the February 25 presidential elections, I will personally stand in court today alongside our attorneys. ,” Obi tweeted early Wednesday.

The former governor of Anambra said he remains committed and will pay more attention to his quest to get his term back.

“As we pursue due process and uphold the rule of law, I call on all those who Serve in the various states to continue campaigning for our candidates, namely Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour in Lagos, Chijoke Edeoga in Enugu, Patrick Dakum in Plateau, Alex Otti in Abia, Ken Pela in Delta, Ibrahim Mshelia in Borno, among others. It is imperative that supporters vote for candidates with skills, character, ability, and compassion,” he added.  However, after INEC refused to allow our site to examine documents (including BVAS) from the February 25 presidential elections, I will personally go to court today with our attorneys. I.

“Courthouse is not a gathering place”
He warned those in compliance not to turn the court grounds into a venue, but to respect the sanctity of the court and allow the legal team to carry out their duties.

As we seek to remedy the stolen subpoena, I urge OBIDients to respect the sanctity of the Court premises and provide our legal team with the space and peaceful environment to carry out our duties. Surname.

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The Court of Appeals on Wednesday (today) is expected to rule on INEC’s request to allow the reconfiguration of BVAS machines deployed at more than 170,000 polling stations for the February 25 election.

A three-member panel headed by Judge Joseph Ikyegh also postponed ruling on a request filed by Peter Obi for permission to conduct a physical check on all BVAS used for the ballot. Obi’s attorney, Onyechi Ikpeazu, said the essence of the app is to allow them to extract data embedded in the BVAS, which represents actual polling station results.

Ikpeazu has asked the court to allow it to conduct a fact check on all BVAS used for the presidential election, as this is to ensure that the evidence is preserved before the BVAS is reconfigured by INEC.

He added that if they were written off, it would affect the value of the case.

However, INEC’s attorney, Tanimu Inuwa,  urged the court to deny the request, stressing that allowing Obi and the LP’s request would affect his preparations for the upcoming gubernatorial election. taking place in the state parliament.


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