PDP, Candidate Atiku Abubakar Loses At Supreme Court …….PDP reacts

PDP, Candidate Atiku Abubakar Loses At Supreme Court …….PDP reacts

The Supreme Court has dismissed an Appeal the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23 poll.

The seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Mohammed said the panel agreed that there is no merit in the appeal.

The Appeal was hereby dismissed.

The CJN added that the panel has been reviewing the case for the past two weeks.

He said that reasons for the dismissal of the appeals to be given in a later date.

Atiku and his party were challenging the September 11 judgment of the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal which affirmed President Buhari’s victory at the polls.

Reacting to the Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday striking out the appeal of the PDP and its Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in a statement from his media office, the National Chairman said that the nation’s apex court has ruled but the final judgement comes from God almighty.

“We thank you for your support for PDP, for your commitment to  democracy. Nigerians know that you voted PDP, even APC knows that you rejected them on February 23, 2019, international community knows you voted for PDP, if Supreme Court of seven justices says otherwise, leave it to God the ultimate Judge.”

He also commended the press, the fourth estate of the realm for their commitment to democracy and good governance in our land but urged them not to relent in their roles of holding politicians accountable to the people.

The statement which was signed by the SA Media to the National Chairman Ike Abonyi, Prince Secondus however told the people to remain resolute in their prayers to God since the country is in such a untidy state that only God can bail her out.

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