APC assembles Presidential Election Petition Legal Team, names Fagbemi as lead counsel
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on March 7, 2023
The All Progressives Congress, on Tuesday, in Abuja, assembled a team of highly qualified and experienced lawyers to represent it at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
According to a statement by Ahmad El-Marzuq, APC National Legal Adviser, the team comprised legal luminaries with vast experience in election petition matters, constitutional law and litigation.
He said the legal team, consisting of 13 Senior Advocates of Nigeria, was led by Prince Lateef Fagbemi, a renowned lawyer, who had successfully handled various high-profile election matters and other landmark cases.
The legal team includes Lateef Fagbemi (Lead Counsel); Ahmad El-Marzuq (Life Bencher); Sam Ologunorisa;Rotimi Oguneso; Olabisi Syebo; Gbotega Oyewole; Muritala Abdulrasheed; Aliyu Saiki; Tajudeen Oladoja; Pius Akubo; Oluseye Opasanya; Suraju Saida and Kazeem Adeniyi.