The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar has Inaugurated a 19-Man legal team to challenge the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the February 25 presidential election.
Mr Abubakar, who inaugurated the team on Tuesday at his campaign headquarters in Abuja charged them to reclaim the mandate of the Nigerian people from the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, who was declared winner.
The former Vice president in a statement by his media office told the team that apart from reclaiming the mandate from those who undertook the electoral heist that was not a reflection of the will of Nigerians, the legal team should also use the opportunity of the trial to strengthen constitutional democracy in the country.
Addressing the team headed by Joe Gadzama, SAN, Abubakar Atiku said it was imperative that they work assiduously in reclaiming the mandate not necessarily because of him and the PDP, but to strengthen democracy and the electoral process and for generations unborn.”
The members of the team include Chris Uche ,SAN, Paul Usoro, SAN, Tayo Jegede,SAN, Ken Mozia,SAN,, Mike Ozekhome ,SAN, Mahmood Magaji SAN, Joe Abraham SAN, Chukwuma Umeh SAN, Garba Tetengi SAN,and Emeka Etiaba SAN,
Others are Goddy Uche SAN, Prof. Maxwell Gidado SAN; the National Legal Adviser of the PDP, A. K. Ajibade SAN, O. M. Atoyebi, SAN, Nella Rabana SAN, Paul Ogbole SAN, Nuremi Jimoh SAN,, and Abdul Ibrahim SAN.