Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the Supreme Court’s dismissal of his party’s suit seeking the disqualification of Kashim Shettima as the vice-presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress.
Atiku in a series of tweets said the dismissal of the case is not a setback for him and his party.
Recall that, Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election. Although, Both the PDP and the LP rejected the election results over alleged rigging, and voter intimidation among other reasons.
Although, Both Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi and Atiku Abubakar are not satisfied with the outcome of the 2023 presidential election.
However, the Presidential Candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar claimed that the Court’s dismissal of the case was not a setback to his quest for justice, insisting that the President-elect was not qualified to contest the poll.
According to him, the PDP lawyers challenging Bola Tinubu’s election at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal are “primed to robustly prove that the election of February 25 was fraudulent”.
In a post via his verified Twitter handle on Friday after the Supreme Court judgement, Atiku Abubakar said his legal team will robustly prove that the recently conducted election was fraudulent and did not comply with the constitutional requirements.
Atiku Abubakar also siad that, “The Supreme Court’s dismissal of the case of the PDP is not a setback to my quest for justice.
Recall that, PDP had asked the court to disqualify Shettima over an alleged double nomination, but on Friday, May 26, 2023, the court dismissed the case on the ground that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the locus standi to institute the suit.
The court also awarded a sum of N2 million against the PDP.
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