SUPREME COURT DISMISSES ATIKU’S APPEAl_Ada Nkong

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeals filed by the by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari 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 found no merit in the appeal hence the dismissal.

The CJN said the appeal had been considered for two weeks.He said the reasons for the dismissal of the appeals would be given at a later date.
Atiku and his party were challenging the September 11 judgment of the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld President Buhari’s victory at the polls.

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