The Peoples Democratic Party’s lawsuit in search of the disqualification of Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima as presidential and vice-presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on grounds of double nomination, has been dismissed by teh Supreme Court.  The PDP had claimed that Shettimas nomination as Tinubus operating mate was in breach of the provisions of sections 29(1), 33, 35, and 84(1)(2) of the Electoral Act, 2022, including that he contravened the electoral act by contesting for the place of vice-president and Borno central senatorial seat on the similar time.  However ruling on the case on Friday, May 26, a five-member panel of the supreme court docket held on Friday that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the locus standi to institute the suit. The apex court docket held that the opposition get together shouldn’t be a member of the ruling get together.The submit Supreme Court dismisses PDPs suit against Tinubu and Shettima over double nomination appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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