Tinubu – Yar’Adua lost the presidential election, according to three Supreme Court justices (Umar

Amid the legal challenges to APC’s Bola Tinubu’s presidential victory, a leading member of the PDP, Umar Sani, claimed that no Nigerian court has ever nullified a presidential election from 1979 till now.Continue Reading>>>

He did, however, note that the 2007 presidential election, which saw the victory of late President Musa Yar’Adua, had a close call when the Supreme Court upheld the election result. Sani mentioned that in the Muhamadu Buhari versus Musa Yar’Adua 2007 presidential election case, three out of seven Supreme Court justices dissented and called for the annulment of the election. However, the majority of the Supreme Court justices ruled in favor of Yar’Adua and upheld his victory.

During a video interview shared on AIT News’ YouTube channel, Sani stated, “For example, there has never been a Nigerian court, either the Court of Appeal or the Supreme Court, that has nullified a presidential election from 1979 until now. The closest instance was when there was a split of three to four judges in the case of Buhari versus Yar’Adua. That was the closest.”Continue Reading>>>

Click on the link below and watch the video starting from 2:35:00 hour mark

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