Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s educational qualification

Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s educational qualification

- Effort to nullify the candidacy of President Buhari has been quashed by the Appeal Court

- In its ruling on Friday, July 12, the court said the application was brought outside the specified period of time

- Kalu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy Kyari el-Kuris had asked approached the court, claiming Buhari lied on oath about his educational qualifications during the last general elections

The suit seeking to nullify the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari on academic grounds has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Friday, July 12, Premium Times reports.

Kalu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy Kyari el-Kuris, had approached the appellate court after a Federal High Court dismissed their application.

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According to the Appeal Court in a judgement read by Mohammed Idris, the high court was right in its decision that the application was brought outside the specified period of time.

It consequently struck out the motion.

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Recall that Legit.ng had reported that three litigants asked the Appeal Court to determine whether President Muhammadu Buhari lied over his educational qualifications in the form submitted to INEC.

The president, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and INEC were cited as defendants in the matter.

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