Tribunal dismisses PDP, Atiku’s petition

Buhari and Atiku

The Presidential Election Petition in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Abubakar, contesting result of the 2019 presidential election.

The on Wednesday unanimously dismissed the case for failing to provide proof required of any of the petition.

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

“This petition is accordingly, and hereby dismissed in its entirety,” Garba ruled.

The Justice Mohammed Garba-led came to the conclusion after deliberating on the petition filed by for over 8 hours .

Other members of the panel were Justices Abdul Aboki, Joseph Ikyegh, Samuel Oseji, and Peter Ige.

Recall that filed a petition in March challenging the victory of President in the February 23 elections.

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