ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 25 February 2023 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling over the party’s suit against the President-elect, Bola Tinubu.
Atiku said that the Apex Court’s dismissal of the case of the PDP is not a setback to his quest for justice.
The presidential candidate tweeted that his legal team is primed to robustly prove that the election of 25 February was fraudulent., saying that the President-elect is not qualified to contest the election.
Voiceofnaija.ng reports that the Supreme Court dismissed the suit filed by the PDP seeking to void the joint ticket of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettma as presidential and vice presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 25 February election
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He wrote: “The Supreme Court’s dismissal of the case of the @OfficialPDPNig is not a setback to my quest for justice.
“Our legal team are primed to robustly prove that the election of February 25 was fraudulent, did not comply with the constitutional requirements and the electoral guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission, @inecnigeria, and that the announced winner was not even qualified to contest the poll.
“The battle for democracy and the enthronement of a new order to spur growth and development in Nigeria is one to which I have committed my all and for which I am not ready to walk away at this point when our nation is at crossroads. We know that sooner than later, our esteemed Justices will make the pronouncement that will serve as a befitting requiem for mandate bandits.
“I urge my supporters to exercise patience and conduct themselves peaceably as we diligently conduct our litigation at the Presidential Election Tribunal Court. –AA.”