Supreme Court Upholds Buhari’s Election Victory Against Atiku, PDP’s Appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeals filed by the by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar for lacking in merit.

CJN Tanko

Atiku and his party were challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC at the February 23 poll.

The seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Mohammed said the panel dismissed the appeal for lacking merit

The CJN added that the panel has been reviewing the case for the past two weeks.

Atiku and his party were challenging the September 11 judgment of the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal which affirmed President Buhari’s victory at the polls.

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