Presidential Tribunal Gives Final Ruling On Atiku’s Petition

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) had on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

mNaija.com reports that the PDP and Atiku are challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23, 2019, presidential election.

Delivering judgement, Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the five-man panel, said: “This petition is accordingly, and hereby dismissed in its entirety.

“In the final result, and I have come to the conclusion which is inevitable and unavoidable, that the petitioners have not proved any of the grounds of the petition in paragraph 15 of the petition.

“This petition is accordingly and hereby dismissed in its entirety.”

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