JUST IN: Court grants Tinubu’s request to inspect election material

The Appeal Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, access to inspect electoral materials used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in last month’s election.

Tinubu had in an ex parte application dated March 6 and filed by his lawyer, Akintola Makinde, urged the court to order INEC to allow him to inspect, scan and make photocopies of some of the materials used during the February 25 election.

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This, according to him, will enable him to prepare his defence on the petitions against his victory in the exercise.

“The materials will be relevant in helping us to prepare our defence and also make comparison with the information contained in INEC’s back-end server,” he added.

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