Nigeria/May 15, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/134 views /nigeria Tribunal orders Atiku to apply for withdrawal against Bulkachuwa | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World Newsshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelPresidential Election Petition Tribunal Wednesday ordered candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to file an application requesting Court of Appeal President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as member of the tribunal. The directives was given to the opposition party following the meeting held with lawyers appearing in the case earlier. Bulkachuwa who announced the tribunal’s decision, said she was asked to save herself by the legal team led by Livy Uzoukwu (SAN). ALSO READ Olu Jacobs & Joke Silva age gracefullyAccording to her, she received a letter from the PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus, requesting that she exempt herself from the petition hearing. Abubakar’s Counsel, Livy Uzoukwu in response to the directives, said the file application would take effect from Thursday May 16, 2019. Counsels representing President Muhammadu Buhari, Wole Olanipekun (SAN), Yunus Usman (SAN) and Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), reacting to the application said they would need time to respond.The case was further adjourned till May 22, 2019 ALSO READ A dark day' - Frankfurt thrashed 6-1 ahead of Chelsea Euro clash | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsThe PDP alleged that Bulkachuwa would likely be biased in judgement regarding the the petition they filed, because of her family ties with the ruling All Progressive Congress. It was reported that the husband of the president, Adamu Bulkachuwa, contested and won the Bauchi North Senatorial District election on the platform of the APC during the February 23, 2019 election. ALSO READ Rochas Is A Diaper Wearing Creature - Femi Fani KayodeThe party also complained that Bulkachuwa could have by a comment she made during the inaugural sitting of the tribunal on Wednesday, prejudged its petition challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019, presidential election. It stated that Bulkachuwa’s claim in her speech to the effect that there would always be complaints no matter how an election was well-conducted, has shattered their confidence in her. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleSan Francisco Votes To Ban City Use Of Facial Recognition Technologynext article‘It’s useless to sweep the streets when the economy is collapsing, fix it before you get booted out’Related Posts443 shares Nigeria/May 26, 2019 /No Comment Why unions are after me, NAN Managing Director opens upNigeria/May 26, 2019 /No Comment Onaiyekan prays against ‘bad advisers’ for Buhari – The Nation NewspaperEmefiele: CBN has no multiple exchange rates – The Nation NewspaperNgige advises states no to delay minimum wage payment – The Nation NewspaperSenate, House ‘rush’ to amend EFCC Act – The Nation NewspaperSupreme Court goofed on Zamfara verdict, APC NWC meets MondayGhanaian varsity offers $40,000 scholarship to UTME best, Ekene – The Nation NewspaperAir Force strikes neutralise scores of bandits in Zamfara – The Nation NewspaperNNPC posts $490.03m export of crude oil, gas – The Nation NewspaperAgenda for incoming governments – The Nation Newspaper Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.