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Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s suit seeking to stop Tinubu’s inauguration over Shettima’s double nomination

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The Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to stop the Inauguration of President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President-Elect, Kashim Shettima, over alleged double nomination by Shetimma ahead of the 2023 general elections

Delivering the Lead Judgement on behalf of the panel, Justice Adamu Jauro dismissed the suit on the ground that it “lacked merit”.

The court also slammed a fine of N2million on PDP for interference in the internal affairs of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the conduct of its primary elections and nomination of its candidates.


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