Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s suit challenging ‘double-nomination’ of Shettima


The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal brought before it by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the President elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the Vice President elect, Kashim Shettima of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged double nomination.

In a unanimous judgement of the apex court, delivered by Justice Adamu Jauro, the court held that the PDP has no locus standi (Legal right) to file a legal action against an internal affairs of the APC.

According to Justice Jauro, “Whichever angle, this appeal is viewed, it is frivolous and liable to be dismissed”, and the court consequently dismissed the appeal for lacking in merit.

The court also slammed a N2 million…

Source: Nigerian Tribune