JUST IN: Action Alliance Withdraws Petition Against Tinubu’s Victory

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The Action Alliance (AA) has withdrawn its petition against the victory of Bola Tinubu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the presidential election.

The party announced its withdrawal at the pre-hearing session of the presidential election tribunal on Monday.

Oba Maduabuchi, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is leading the legal team of the party.

JUST IN: Action Alliance Withdraws Petition Against Tinubu’s Victory

After declaring the intention of the Action Alliance to withdraw the petition, none of the representatives of the other parties expressed opposition to the move.

Prior to the announcement of the withdrawal, another lawyer had announced himself as the representative of the AA.

He said the party wants the petition struck out because it did not consent to the action.

But Maduabuchi insisted that he filed the petition on behalf of the 1st and 2nd petitioners.

Subsequently, Maduabuchi formally applied to withdraw the petition of the party.