COURT OF APPEAL ABUJA RESERVES JUDGMENT IN SUIT CHALLENGING PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

Written by on July 9, 2019

Court of AppealinAbuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against President MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S academic qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

 

Three-member panel of the court, led by ATINUKE AKOMOLAFE-WILSON, after taking arguments from parties in respect of the appeals, said they will be informed when the judgments is ready.

 

During the court session, the counsel representing the appellant, UKPAI UKAIRO, insisted president BUHARI was not educationally qualified to have stood for the presidential poll.

 

He said the required certificates were not attached to his form CF001, submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for clearance to contest for the election.

 

BUHARI’S counsel, ABDULLAHI ABUBAKAR, urged the court to uphold the decision of the Federal High Court to the effect that the suit was not filed in line with the position of the law.

 


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