“Till today, I will not do Muslim-Muslim ticket. I don’t have to be president because I don’t believe it is right for this country.”
Mr Bangari said the judgement would be transmitted live by interested and approved television channels.
Mr Tinubu, who may have invaded the Niger Republic by November, has the constitutional right to delay an election.
As the country turns the page on Muhammadu Buhari’s toxic eight years, there is an opportunity to re-think the metrics and methods by which it manages insecurity.
The tribunal dismissed the applications by Mr Abubakar, PDP and Peter Obi of the Labour Party for a live televised of the proceedings for lacking in merit.
“We have to defend the mandate freely given to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu because it is the right thing to do,” a supporter said.
The exercise was previously scheduled to hold on March 11.
The three-member panel of the appellate court, after listening to the application, adjourned until Wednesday for a ruling.
The presidential debate tagged “The Diaspora Listens” is being organised by Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians, an international group based in the United States.