The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has filed a court case against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Atiku in collaboration with his party had sued the president with the approach of petition against Buhari and APC on Monday.
According to the details of the case, they asked the court to sack President Buhari and declare him(Atiku) as the winner of the presidential election.
One of the five grounds of the 141-page petition was the resuscitation of the allegation that the President-elect was not qualified to run for the office of the President.
They claimed in the petition that President Buhari failed to meet up with the constitutional requirement of minimum of a school certificate.
Part of the petition reads, “The 2nd respondent (Buhari) was not duly elected by majority of lawful votes cast at the election.
“The election of the 2nd respondent is invalid by reason of corrupt practices.
“The election of the 2nd Respondent is invalid by reason of non-compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended).
“The 2nd respondent was at the time of the election not qualified to contest the said election.
“The 2nd respondent submitted to the 1st Respondent an affidavit containing false information of a fundamental nature in aid of his qualification for the said election.”