JUST IN: Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku, PDP’s Appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election Atiku Abubakar.

The appeal was filed against a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), in which it held that Atiku and the PDP do not have a reply to an application filed on May 14, 2019, by the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking among others, the dismissal of their (Atiku and the PDP) challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the last presidential election.

In a ruling on Tuesday, a five-man panel led by Justice Datijo Mohammed, dismissed the appeal for having become statute-barred.

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