Supreme Court Sets May 26 for Verdict in PDP’s Lawsuit Seeking Disqualification of President-elect Tinubu and Vice President-elect Shettima…
The Supreme Court of Nigeria has scheduled May 26 as the date for delivering its judgment in a case brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) requesting the disqualification of President-elect Bola Tinubu and Vice President-elect Kassim Shettima.
The PDP, as the main opposition party, approached the court seeking to overturn the Court of Appeal’s ruling, presided over by Justice James Abundaga.
The Court of Appeal had previously stated that the PDP failed to establish its locus standi, or legal standing, in the case.The PDP’s petition urged the Supreme Court to review the earlier judgment and consider disqualifying Tinubu and Shettima based on undisclosed grounds.
The verdict, to be announced on May 26, will determine the outcome of this high-profile legal battle and have significant implications for the political landscape of Nigeria.
Both supporters and critics eagerly await the Supreme Court’s decision, which will serve as a crucial turning point in the ongoing legal dispute surrounding the eligibility of the President-elect and Vice President-elect.
The judgment will shape the future trajectory of the PDP, as well as the political fortunes of Tinubu and Shettima.
As the nation awaits the Supreme Court’s ruling, political analysts and legal experts closely scrutinize the proceedings, anticipating its potential impact on the electoral process and the broader political climate of Nigeria.