The 2023 Presidential Election Petition Tribunal PEPT has struck out APM’s eligibility suit against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his Vice, Shettima.
Incase you’re not watching the live Transmission of the proceedings, don’t bother yourself as 9News Nigeria brings you the summary of what they’ve been saying since.
“…the petition ought to have been ventilated at the federal high court 14 days after the conduct of a primary election”.
“…the claim in the petition does not flow on the disqualification of a candidate according to the Constitution”.
“…being a pre-election matter it ought to have been exhausted within 180 days”( January 2023)”.
“…therefore the name of the respondent should be struck out from this petition”.
“..this petition which seeks to disqualify the respondent has no substance”.
“…the issue of qualification or non-qualification is a pre-election matter”.
“…the petition has no locus standi and stands to be struck out”.
“..this court has no jurisdiction to hear a Pre-election matter”.
“…this matter is no longer alive”.
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