A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned all the suits challenging the eligibility of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari, till April 22 and 23, 2015.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola fixed the dates after he dismissed applications by two intended parties to join the suit as defendants.
The judge said the adjournment would affect all the pending suits against Buhari in his court.
Recall that Justice Adeniyi fixed today for ruling after taking arguments from parties on the merit or otherwise of the applications filed by about five people, including a group, the Fiscal and Civil Rights Enlightenment Foundation.
Also seeking to be made a party in the suit are a Lagos lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, and APC members in Rivers state, Chukwuma Orchu, Sunusi Musa and Ahmed Maitarki (who said they were delegates at the party’s last presidential primary election).
Meanwhile, the main opposition force has said that the party’s presidential candidate, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, cannot be disqualified from the forthcoming elections, stating that it would to trigger chaos and turmoil across the country.