People Are Filing All Kinds Of Petitions In Court To Stop Tinubu From Being Sworn In – Chris Nwandu

People Are Filing All Kinds Of Petitions In Court To Stop Tinubu From Being Sworn In - Chris Nwandu

With barely a week to the swearing-in ceremony of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as Nigeria’s 16th Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic, renowned lawyer, and veteran journalist, Chris Kehinde Nwandu has revealed that there is a flurry of court petitions being filed by a cross-section of Nigerians to stop the event from taking place.  Continue Full Reading>>>

While speaking during an interview on PLUS TV a few hours ago, Nwandu, who is a member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, stated that though efforts are being made behind the scenes to scuttle tinubu’s inauguration ceremony on May 29, through various court petitions across the country, only a ruling from the Election Petitions Tribunal can actually have an effect the upcoming event.

He said; “It appears that some of us who are in the judiciary are focused on making a meal out of the issues the election has thrown up.  Continue Full Reading>>>

As I speak to you, people are filing all kinds of petitions in the courts just to make sure that the President-elect is not sworn into office on the 29th of May. I even know of some very specific suits some persons filed in the Federal High Court in the FCT.

But the fact remains that I don’t see Tinubu’s inauguration being truncated because you cannot build something on anything.

Already, there is an Election Petitions Tribunal in place, and I don’t see any other court shoving the Tribunal aside or taking over its job. Don’t forget that this same Tribunal is also a child of law and it was the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) that put the panel of Justices together.”

 

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