Buhari Over Qualified To Contest Election- Tribunal


Presidential Election Tribunal has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari was “eminently qualified” to contest the 2019 election.

Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in their suit contended that President Buhari did not possess the minimum qualifications to contest the presidential election.

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On Wednesday, the Tribunal in its judgment said the petitioners were unable to prove their claim in court, stating that Buhari’s certificate from the Nigeria Military is higher than the secondary school certificate used as minimum requirement for election as stated in the constitution.

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“Buhari not only qualified but is ’eminently qualified’ for the election, the chairman of the Court of Appeal panel noted.


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