Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party's presidential candidate, has assembled a legal squad of 19 Senior Advocates of Nigeria to contest the results of the election on February 25.
On Wednesday, Atiku briefed them at the Abuja headquarters of his campaign, urging them to "establish the allegation of illegality in the election and reclaim the authority of the Nigerian people."
JK Gadzama, a seasoned litigator and business attorney, is in charge of the group.
He continued by saying that completing this process is essential not only for him and the PDP but also to strengthen fundamental democracy and preserve it for future generations.
The roster of SANs includes 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