The winner of the 2023 presidential election Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will be backed by 50 lawyers to defend his victory at the Tribunal.
The Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party have contested the results of the presidential election presented by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), claiming the process was not free and fair.
Therefore, Wole Olanipekun and 49 other lawyers have offered to defend the victory of the president-elect Tinubu who represented the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The former Lagos state governor got 8,794,726 votes to beat Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi to the second and third positions with 6,984,520 and 6,101,533 votes, respectively.
Some of the senior lawyers defending Tinubu’s mandate are; Wole Olanipekun Akin Olujimi Yusuf Ali, Lateef Fagbemi A.U. Mustapha Ahmed Raji Abiodun Owonikoko, Kemi Pinheiro Niyi Akintola H.M. Liman Taiwo Osipitan Babatunde Ogala Roland Otaru James Onoja.