The Committee that will be headed by the African Union Chairperson Paul Kagame and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat will visit the DRC and interact with President Joseph Kabila and other stakeholders with a view of reaching a consensus on a way out of the post electoral crisis in that country. If the constitutional court rules in the favor of Tshisekendi, Congo will for the first time see a peaceful transfer of power since it gained independence in 1960.
A man examines voting materials at Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) tallying centre in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 1, 2019.
Accordingly, the Heads of State and Government called for the suspension of the proclamation of the final results of the elections.
Fayulu has cited figures compiled by the influential Catholic Church's 40,000 election observers that found he won 61 percent of the vote. He told this news website he won with nearly 59.4 percent of the vote, according to the election data collected by his team from 86 percent of the votes cast across the country.
Jason Stearns, director of the Congo Research Group at New York University, called the move "truly incredible" on Twitter.
The challenges in DR Congo are related to polls held on December 30, a year ago where the country's electoral commission, Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), declared Felix Tshisekedi as the victor.
Kabila's anointed successor, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, came third in the poll, while Fayulu was backed by Moise Katumbi and Jean-Pierre Bemba, two of Kabila's biggest adversaries. Rival opposition candidate Mr Tshisekedi, who was declared the surprise victor last week, finished second with 19 per cent, according to this set of data.
Fayulu filed a petition in the Constitutional Court, challenging the provisional results of the presidential election.
Fayulu, a lawmaker and businessman who is outspoken about cleaning up Congo's sprawling corruption, is widely seen as posing more of a threat to Kabila, his allies and the vast wealth they have amassed.
Fayulu has cried foul, and appealed to the country's highest court to order a recount, a matter it is now deliberating.
A number of AU heads of state and government met in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday and released a statement about the deeply disputed 30 December vote.
The meeting is held at a time allegations of fraud during the election across the central African nation mount.
But countries have wavered on how to address the crisis.
Summit participants also called on the worldwide community global community to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Congo.
It stressed the need for stability in a country where conflicts over the past two decades have killed millions of people.
Congo's election had been meant to take place in late 2016, and many Congolese anxious that Kabila, in power since 2001, was seeking a way to stay in office. However, this is in direct contradiction with the electoral commission's claim that rival Felix Tshisekedi has won.
Voting in the presidential election was postponed in Yumbi because of the violence.