Tribunal Live: Testimony of PDP’s Star Witness Dismissed

The Presidential Election Petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the testimony the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) star witness, Osita Chidoka.

Chidoka’s testimony was struck out for introducing facts not canvassed in the petition when it was filed.

The Tribunal said the statement was incompetent, having been filed in violation of the provision of the Electoral Act.

The PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar earlier in July presented the Chidoka has their 62nd witness.

Former Minister of Aviation, Chidoka served as the National Collation Officer of the PDP during the 2019 presidential election.

In 2017 Chidoka ran for the governorship of Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria as a member of the United Progressive Party, but was defeated by Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.

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