Justice Tanko Mohammed dismisses Atiku’s appeal
A seven man panel which is being led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed dismissed Atiku’s appeal for lacking merit.
The appeal put out by the People’s Democratic Party and it;s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar was rejected by the Supreme court for lacking merit.
According to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, a detailed reason why the case was rejected will be released soon.
Although the panel is constituted by a seven man team. Apart from the CJN other members includes, Bode Rhodes-Vivour, Olukayode Ariwoola, John Okoro, Aminu Sanusi, Ejembi Eko and Uwani Abba-ji.
Channeltv reports that at beginning of the proceeding the supreme court stood down Atiku’s appeal for 15 mins to enable all the appeals.
The Court however, resumed sitting after all the counsels agreed to a consolidation of all the appeals.
According to the panel, all the appeals were consolidated because the main appeal was binding on all others.