Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, has assembled a legal team of 19 Senior Advocates of Nigeria to contest the results of the February 25 election.
On Wednesday, Atiku addressed them at his campaign headquarters in Abuja, urging them to “prove the charge of electoral irregularity and regain the mandate of the Nigerian people.”
JK Gadzama, a seasoned litigation and commercial lawyer, leads the team.
He went on to say that it is critical for them to go through this process not only for himself and the PDP, but also to strengthen constitutional democracy and protect it for future generations.
Chief Chris Uche, Paul Usoro, and others are among the SANs. Chief Goddy Uche, Professor Maxwell Gidado; PDP’s National Legal Adviser A.K. Ajibade; O.M. Atoyebi; Nella Rabana; Paul Ogbole; Nuremi Jimoh and Abdul Ibrahim – as well as Chief Mike Ozekhome, Mahmood Magaji, Joe Abraham, Chukwuma Umeh, Garba Tetengi and Chief Emeka Etiaba.