Buhari must not be inaugurated on May 29 – HDP to tribunal

One of the opposition parties in Nigeria, Hope Democratic Party (HDP), has requested the tribunal not to allow the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29

According to the statement issued by the HDP, President Muhammadu Buhari is not qualified to be sworn in since his victory is been contested at the court.

Naijahotspot gathered that the party is also seeking the order preventing the Chief Justice of Nigeria from swearing in, administering oath of office and oath of allegiance to the president on that day May 29.

A motion which was filed by the HDP on May 9th 2019, it was on six grounds pursuant of section one subsection two of the 1999 constitution (as amended) and is also under the jurisdiction of the tribunal.

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The party also said that the petition has been served on the President and pleadings exchanged.

Atiku Abubakar candidate of the People’s Democratic Party has rejected the results of the February 23rd elections which was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying that the elections was in favour of President Buhari.

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