By Dipo Olowookere
The appeal brought before the Supreme Court by former Vice President of Nigeria, Mr Atiku Abubakar, has been dismissed by the apex court of the land.
Mr Atiku’s appeal was thrown out on Wednesday, putting an end to the dispute resulting from the February 2019 presidential election. He contested against candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muhammadu Buhari.
The former number two citizen of this country partook in the poll under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but lost to his opponent. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Mr Buhari as winner of the exercise.
Before now, Mr Atiku’s appeal was dismissed at the election tribunal, where it was first heard. This made him to head to the Supreme Court, where it was today thrashed for lack of merit.
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