BREAKING: Tribunal Dismisses Atiku’s Petition Challenging February 23 Presidential Election
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has said that the certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari with the Nigerian Military was higher than a secondary school certificate and therefore he was ‘eminently’ qualified to contest for the position of Nigeria’s President.
The Presidential Election Tribunal on Wednesday ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari was ’eminently qualified’ to contest the 2019 elections.
In their suit, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar had contended that Buhari did not possess the minimum qualifications to contest the election.
But the Tribunal judgment said the petitioners were unable to prove their claim in court. To contest for president, a candidate must have a minimum of a school leaving certificate.
The Tribunal reasoned that Buhari’s career in the army was only possible because he had a school leaving certificate
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