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No law requires me to tender my #certificates – #Buhari tells #Tribunal

No law requires me to tender my #certificates – #Buhari tells #Tribunal
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No law requires me to tender my #certificates – #Buhari tells #Tribunal

Buhari, Wednesday, insisted that there is no law in Nigeria that requires him to produce his certificates in a bid to prove his eligibility to run for Presidency.

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Buhari argued that that under the 1999 Constitution, he was only required to be educated.

He stated this through his counsel, Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, while adopting his final brief of argument in opposition to the petition the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, filed to nullify Buhari’s 2019 re-election, at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

The President also urged the tribunal to dismiss the petition challenging his election and his educational qualifications because it lacked merit and substance.

He said: “The law is well settled and the case-law is crystalized on the point that the 2nd Respondent (Buhari) cannot go beyond provisions of sections 131 and 131(8) of the 1999 Constitution.

“The case-law is replete with decisions of this Court on the subject. We cannot amend the constitution.

“We need to make it very clear at this point that the Constitution and laws of the land do not expect any Certificate to be tendered or attached.”

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