AThe Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has filed an appeal to the court of Appeal in Abuja, seeking various orders of the court.
Earthpublishers News that the appeal by Atiku Abubakar seeks to allow him to access all documents used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the February 23, Presidential elections.
In the motion dated March 4 and filed March 5, Atiku and the PDP applied that the Appellate Court serving as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to compel the electoral body to allow their agents to scan and make photocopies of vital documents used in the last presidential election for the purpose of maintaining their petition against the election.
Earthpublishers News understands that a functional registry and Secretariat have been opened for the purpose of receiving Petitions from aggrieved presidential candidates against the last presidential election.
Atiku is seeking a verification of the results released by INEC for the presidential election where had scored over 11m votes to come second in the election as against the over 15m votes declared by INEC for Buhari and APC.
Meanwhile, no date has yet been fixed for the hearing of the motion.