88-Year-Old Ben Nwabueze On Wheelchair Leads Atiku, PDP’s Legal Team At Tribunal

July 5, 2019
112 Views

A former Minister of Education and Youth Development, Professor Ben Nwabueze (SAN) has announced himself as the leader of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s legal team.

The renowned lawyer made a brief appearance on Thursday morning before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) in Abuja, to make the announcement.

88-year-old Prof Nwabueze was brought in on a wheelchair into the Tribunal.

In announcing his appearance, Prof Nwabueze the constitutional lawyer prayed the court to allow him to address them sitting down as he is unable to stand for too long owing to his age.

He later read a prepared speech before the commencement of proceedings and took his leave about 30 minutes later.

The Senior Advocate told the Tribunal that his appearance was to underscore the importance of the case for the nation’s democratic development.

You may be interested

‘Every child is valued’: Dowen College backs probe of Sylvester Oromoni ‘s death
News
News

‘Every child is valued’: Dowen College backs probe of Sylvester Oromoni ‘s death

Webby - December 5, 2021

File photo of the main entrance of Dowen College, Lekki Lagos.The Board and Management of Dowen College in Lagos, have…

Police Arrest Officers For Attacking LASTMA Official In Lagos
Politics
3 views
Politics
3 views

Police Arrest Officers For Attacking LASTMA Official In Lagos

Webby - December 5, 2021

The police authorities have arrested some of its officers for allegedly attacking an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management…

BREAKING: Secret Police, DSS Invite Ex-Kogi Commissioner Over Comment On Sheikh Gumi’s Visit To Okunland
Politics
Politics

BREAKING: Secret Police, DSS Invite Ex-Kogi Commissioner Over Comment On Sheikh Gumi’s Visit To Okunland

Webby - December 5, 2021

A former commissioner for education in Kogi State, Oluwayomi David Atte, has revealed that the Department of State Services (DSS)…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.