The Court of Appeal was filled with anticipation and excitement as legal practitioners, Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, and Jibrin Okutepa, along with a group of lawyers, made their presence known. They were representing none other than Peter Gregory Obi, the presidential aspirant from the labor party.
The much-awaited presidential election petition case, involving Peter Obi and the ruling party, kicked off on Monday, May 8. However, the initial pre-hearing proceedings were quickly adjourned and rescheduled for Wednesday, May 10.
Surprisingly, two prominent lawyers, Ikpeazu and Okutepa, who had not made an appearance on Monday for the labor party and Peter Obi, have now joined the legal team. Their unexpected arrival added a new dynamic to the case.
A captivating photograph shared on Kenneth Okonkwo's official page showcased the lawyers involved. Standing in the frame from left to right were Paul Ananaba, SAN, Kenneth Okonkwo, Esq, Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, and Sola Ebiseni, Esq. The picture captured the united front of the legal team, ready to take on the challenges that lay ahead.
This turn of events promises an intriguing twist in the ongoing court proceedings. With these seasoned legal professionals now on board, the case is sure to take on a different perspective. The Court of Appeal awaits the unfolding drama as the labor party's presidential aspirant seeks justice through the legal system.
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