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Daniel Bwala Lists 3 Main Points PDP Will Use To Challenge Tinubu's Victory In Court

Amid the seeming public backlash that has greeted the outcome of the presidential elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) a fortnight ago, renowned lawyer, and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barrister Daniel Bwala has come out to reveal the three major points his party intends to use in challenging the victory of All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in court.

Speaking during an interview on News Central TV's 'Breakfast Central' program on Friday morning, Bwala, who is a Spokesman for the Atiku-Okowa Presidential Campaign Council, revealed that not only will Tinubu's educational background be put under severe scrutiny in court, but his failure to win the required 25 percent votes in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as stipulated by the Constitution will also be put forward before the Judges.

He said; "Section 134 of the Electoral Act provides for 3 (cases). One is the case of qualification, which is that the one who was declared the winner at the of the election was not qualified. We will present a case that part of the grounds for the qualification of a candidate is his certificates. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu tendered his certificate for Chicago University but did not tender any of his pre-university certificates. The Supreme Court in Buhari's case stated that a candidate needed to present a certificate showing that he attended a level up to Secondary School. Since Tinubu didn't do this, he will be judged based on his Chicago certificate which is already controversial.

Secondly, the election was marred with irregularities. There was over-voting, rigging, and voter suppression. We will proceed to establish the facts, and when we do so, there will be a reversal. And then, the third and last one is that Section 134 (2) says that somebody has to get a majority of the lawful vote and has to get 25% in the FCT. In this case, Asiwaju was declared a winner without the required twenty-five percent of the FCT. So, these three cases and many others, are the compelling reasons that this election is going to be invalidated."

SOURCE: YouTube (Forward video to 7:40).

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