Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku’s Appeal for Lack of Merit

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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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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