BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced that his son has contracted coronavirus
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced that his son has contracted coronavirus

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election.

The appeal marked SC/738/2019 was filed against a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), in which it held that the Atiku and the PDP do not have a reply to an application filed on May 14, 2019 by the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking among others, the dismissal of their (Atiku and the PDP) challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the last presidential election.

TheNation reports that a five-man panel led by Justice Datijo Mohammed in their ruling, struck out the appeal for having become statute barred.

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