Nigeria’s governing party, the All Progressives Congress, APC has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Election Petition Tribunal as victory for the rule of law.
The APC also described the petition by the opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku’s Abubakar as the most frivolous petition in the history of election petitions.
The APC National Publicity Secretary, Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu said this in a statement in reaction to the judgement passed by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal concerning the 2019 Presidential Election.
The tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba dismissed the petition filed by the the PDP and Atiku, it also affirmed the President Buhari is the winner of the 2019 Presidential Election.
“The PDP and Atiku’s petition was largely hinged on the educational qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari and tales of an Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) server and allegations of electronic transmission of election results. This was rightly dismissed by the Tribunal for lacking in merit.
“From the outset, our party was not perturbed over the PDP and Atiku’s petition, which will go down in Nigeria’s history as the most frivolous in the history of Election Petition. Infact our position has now been justified that the PDP and Atiku’s petition was a complete waste of time. In their puerile efforts, they insisted on taking the country on a circus and wild goose chase” statement reads.
The APC while congratulating the President commended the judiciary for the work done.