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The Petitions Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr Ambrose Aworu, seeking to stop Muhammadu ’s inauguration.

The lead judgment delivered by Justice Joseph Ikyechi, dismissed the application for lacking in merit.

Buhari, the All Progressives (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission () were the respondents.

The HDP in its application said it will be unfair and unjust to inaugurate President Buhari for a second term on the ground that the validity of the election that produced him has been challenged at the tribunal.

The party also prayed for an order stopping the Chief Justice of (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Mohammad from inaugurating or administering the Oath of and Oath of Allegiance on him (Buhari) until all court actions against him are determined.

The two petitioners said they were challenging the validity of President Buhari’s election on the ground of non-compliance with the electoral laws and have dully served the President, INEC and the APC despite notice of hearing of their petition against his election.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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