In a significant development, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has officially scheduled a hearing for Monday, October 23, in the appeal presented by Atiku Abubakar, the prominent candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last presidential election. Atiku’s appeal challenges the verdict delivered on September 6 by the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), which dismissed his petition contesting the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the presidential election held on February 25.
The Nation, a trusted source of information, has reported that the apex court has dispatched hearing notices to all relevant parties, confirming the impending legal battle.
Atiku Abubakar, a veteran politician and former Vice President of Nigeria, has remained steadfast in his pursuit of justice since the PEPC ruling. The hearing scheduled for October 23 is expected to be a pivotal moment in Nigeria’s political landscape, as it will determine the finality of the presidential election results from February 25, which saw President Bola Tinubu emerge victorious.
This development has garnered significant attention from the Nigerian public and the international community alike. It signifies the ongoing commitment to the rule of law and the democratic processes within Nigeria, showcasing the nation’s dedication to upholding its legal system and ensuring the protection of electoral rights.
The Supreme Court’s decision to hear Atiku’s appeal demonstrates the judiciary’s role in providing a platform for the resolution of disputes and disputes of national significance. It is a testament to the strength and independence of Nigeria’s legal institutions.
As the hearing date approaches, all eyes will be on the Supreme Court, and the outcome will undoubtedly have a far-reaching impact on Nigeria’s political landscape. Stay tuned for further developments in this critical case.
Source: The Nation
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