Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, has assembled a legal team of 19 Senior Advocates of Nigeria to contest the results of the election on February 25.
On March 8, Atiku briefed his legal staff at his campaign headquarters in Abuja. To “prove the claim of illegality in the election and reclaim the mandate of the Nigerian people,” the former vice president pleaded with them.
The team is headed by a seasoned litigation and commercial lawyer, JK Gadzama. Other members of his legal team include Chief Chris Uche, Paul Usoro, Tayo Jegede, Ken Mozia, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Mahmood Magaji, Joe Abraham, Chukwuma Umeh, Garba Tetengi and Chief Emeka Etiaba – as well as 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.