Supreme Court To Give Reasons For Dismissing Atiku’s Appeal On Friday

The Supreme Court has fixed Friday, November 15, as date to give its reasons for dismissing the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress in the February 23, 2019 presidential election.

Recall that the court had sent shock waves down the spines of Nigerians, when on October 30, 2019, it dismissed the appellants appeal saying that it would give the reasons for its decision on a later date.

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A notice signed by the court’s registrar, Ibrahim Gold, sent to lawyers representing parties to the appeal, electronically on Wednesday, read “TAKE NOTICE that the REASONS FOR THE JUDGEMENT delivered on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in the above named Appeal will be listed before the Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9.00am.

“AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the Supreme Court Rules, this Notice is deemed sufficiently served on you if it is delivered on your telephone.”