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2023: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility

A Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja, on Monday, disregarded the suit looking out for to internet page former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to contest for 2023 Presidency.

Turning in judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo disregarded the suit on the grounds that the plaintiff that instituted the case lacked the locus standi (nice friendly) to enact so.

Justice Ekwo described the plaintiff as “busy body and meddlesome interloper.”

A community, an Incorporated Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa (EMA), in a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/177/2019 had sued Atiku, PDP, the Just Nationwide Electoral Price (INEC) and the Attorney Long-established of the Federation (AGF) as 1st to 4th respondents, respectively, NAN reviews.

The community challenged Atiku’s eligibility to contest for presidency on the grounds that he’s no longer a Nigerian citizen by initiating.

The Adamawa Dispute Govt moreover thru its Attorney-Long-established (AG) on July 27, 2021 sought an describe of the court to be joined within the suit.

The court, in a ruling on the circulation dated April 26 and filed June 24, granted the prayer of the AG of Adamawa to be joined within the case as 5th defendant.

The Adamawa authorities had instructed the court that Atiku turned into eligible to vie for the build of business of the president.

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