Festus Keyamo, the Spokesman for the All Progressives Congress (APC) marketing campaign council has revealed why the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, filed a movement that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, just isn’t a Nigerian.

The APC had on Friday filed a movement on the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja by its lead counsel, Lateef Fagbemi faulting the candidacy of Atiku within the election, claiming that Atiku is a Cameroonian and never a Nigerian citizen.

APC, therefore acknowledged that the previous Vice President’s petition towards President Muhammadu Buhari, its personal candidate, ought to be dismissed for missing in benefit.

Keyamo, talking on Channels Television on a Sunday night time stated APC’s choice to check the matter in courtroom was a collective choice reached by greater than 18 senior advocates representing the President and the APC on the Election Petition Tribunal.

Based on him, the truth that Atiku served as a vp for eight years doesn’t make him a Nigerian, including that, “That’s irrelevant.”

Keyamo, who’s a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, nonetheless, famous that the matter was already in courtroom and as a senior member of the bar, he can not go into particulars about it.

He stated: “Did you might have entry to safety reviews then; did the courtroom have a look at that problem at the moment? We’re speaking of {qualifications} to be President of Nigeria, not {qualifications} to be a Customs officer

“The matter has by no means been examined in courtroom earlier than doesn’t present a platform for somebody to maintain doing one thing that’s flawed

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“The difficulty of citizenship was simply one of many six grounds raised to problem the petition filed by the PDP on the Tribunal.”

He additional, suggested “those that are knowledgeable” to go and skim completely Part 131 at the side of Part 25 of the 1999 Structure, as amended.


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