This happened just as before the pre-hearing began.
Additionally, no reason was given for the retrieval as it was announced at the start of the pre-hearing.
Recall that Expressive Info reported that the pre-hearing over petitions against the President-elect, Tinubu, will be held at the Appeal Court in Abuja on Monday, 8th May. It also reported who the Justices to lead the hearing over the petitions that would arise. The justices are the Chief Registrar of the Court of Appeal, Haruna Tsammani; Justice Stephen Adah of the Court of Appeal Asaba division, Justice Misitura Bolaji-Yusuf, Court of Appeal also of Asaba Division; Justice Boloukuoromo Ugoh of Kano division and Justice Abba Mohammed of Ibadan Court of Appeal.