Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has agreed with the tribunal over its judgment on the 2019 presidential election involving President Muhammad Buhariand Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party.
julietscorner had reported earlier that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the PDP and its presidential candidate.
Delivering judgment, Justice Mohammed Garba, who led a five-man panel of justices, said: “This petition is accordingly, and hereby dismissed in its entirety.
“In the final result, and I have come to the conclusion which is inevitable and unavoidable, that the petitioners have not proved any of the grounds of the petition in paragraph 15 of the petition.
“This petition is accordingly and hereby dismissed in its entirety.”
Speaking shortly after the tribunal upheld Buhari’s victory, Falana said: “As far as the Nigerian electoral jurisprudence is concerned the judgment… is sound and unimpeachable.