Messrs Tinubu and Obi had nominated Kabiru Masari and Doyin Okupe as placeholders pending the conclusion of search for their running mates which they later replaced with Kashim Shettima and Baba-Ahmed Datti respectively.
INEC had refused to recognise Mr Akpabio as a candidate because the commission did not monitor the APC primary which he claimed to have won.
Insisting that the charge FG entered against him had no basis in law, he is also urging the appellate court to order his release on bail, pending the determination of his appeal.
The claimant had argued that it was a disservice to the judiciary for the Chief Justice of Nigeria to be earning 3.4 million naira per annum for the past 14 years, while other judges were earning below that financial benchmark.
He later alleged he was 15 years old and was unaware of his mission in the UK, an act said to have contravened Modern Slavery Act 2015.
In the motion, Mr Olanipekun said his client will travel to the U.S. and return before November 7, the next adjourned date for his trial.
The Court of Appeal in its decision, nullified the judgment of the lower court but says the controversial section is illegal.
Social media reports say Mr David did not know he was in the United Kingdom to donate a kidney until he went for a hospital appointment with the Ekweremadus.