Tribunal throws out Atiku, PDP petition against Buhari


The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filled by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23 presidential poll.

A five man panel of the tribunal gave judgement on the matter on Wednesday in Abuja.

“In the final result, and I have come to the conclusion which is inevitable and unavoidable, that the petitioners have not proved any of the grounds of the petition in paragraph 15 of the petition.

“This petition is accordingly and hereby dismissed in its entirety,” says Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the five-man panel sitting at the Court of Appeal, Abuja.

Parties are to bear their costs.

More to follow…..

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