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Supreme court throws out appeal filed by Atiku, PDP

The Supreme Court has thrown out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.

PDP, Atiku filed an appeal against a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC).

Okay.ng recalls that the PEPC in its ruling held that the 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 reliefs, the dismissal of their (Atiku and the PDP) petition challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the 2019 presidential election.

The Supreme court headed by Justice Datijo Mohammed, struck out the appeal for having become statute-barred.

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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