The phone of the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi was allegedly stolen on Tuesday at the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja.
Obi, who was dressed in his usual black attires sat close to his running mate, Ahmed Baba Datti through out the court’s proceedings.
It was after the Court’s proceedings in his petition challenging the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the winner of the February 25 presidential election that, Obi discovered that his mobile phone was missing.
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As at the time of filing this report, it was not clear whether he has found his phone.
It was the tradition of the Labour Party’s presidential candidate to be present anytime his petition comes up for hearing.
Obi and his party, in their joint petition marked CA/PEPC/03/2023 are seeking the nullification of Tinubu’s election on the ground of substantial non compliance with the Constitution, the Electoral Act and INEC’’s guidelines for the conduct of the election.