Tribunal upholds Tinubu’s election – Ripples Nigeria

Tribunal upholds Tinubu’s election - Ripples Nigeria

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The presidential election petition on Wednesday upheld President Bola 's victory in the February 25 election.

The tribunal chairman, Justice Haruna Tsammani, who read the judgement, held that the Peoples Democratic Party () and its candidate, , did not successfully prove the allegations of , non-compliance with the electoral act and indeed all the grounds in their petition challenging the outcome of the election.

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The panel had earlier dismissed the petitions filed by the candidate, , against as 's President.

Justice Tsammani said: “This petition () accordingly lacks merit. I affirm the return of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the duly elected President of the . The parties are to bear their cost.”

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