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Breaking: Lawyers Sue INEC, Demand Disqualification Of Atiku, Tinubu, Obi



Three presidential candidates inclusive of Atiku Abubakar, Bola Tinubu, and Peter Obi  have been sued to court by Nigerian lawyers.

The trio are presidential candidates of All Progressives Congress, Labour Party and the Peoples Democratic Party respectively in the 2023 general elections.

On Wednesday, three Abuja-based lawyers on dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High Court seeking an order against the electoral body not to accept the nomination of the candidates.

They said that Tinubu, Atiku and Obi were unlawfully nominated by their respective political parties.


Plaintiffs in the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1004/2022 are Ataguba Aboje, Oghenovo Otemu and Ahmed Yusuf.

Apart from INEC other defendants in the suit instituted on June 29 are; the Attorney General of the Federation ( AGF), All Progressives Congress ( APC), People’s Democratic Party ( PDP) and Labour Party (LP) as 1st to 5th respectively.

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