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July 14, 2024

Tinubu’s victory can’t be annulled over non electronic transmission of election results – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says the failure by the Independent National Electoral Commission to transmit election results electronically did not affect the outcome of the election and could not warrant the nullification of the result of the presidential election.

Justice John Okoro, made the pronouncement in a lead judgment on the appeal by former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; and that of the candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, seeking to nullify the February 25, presidential election of President Bola Tinubu.

Okoro also dismissed the issue of the 25 per cent requirement for Abuja, as a none issue.

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