Court fixes date for suit seeking sack of Buhari from office, stopping 2023 election
Posted by News Express | 5 November 2022 | 1,178 times
January 30, 2023 has been fixed for the judgment in a suit seeking to remove President Muhammadu Buhari from office and to also stop the conduct of the 2023 presidential election.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, fixed the date following the adoption of final addresses by President Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the plaintiff, Chief Ambrose Albert Owuru.
The plaintiff, Chief Owuru, a presidential candidate in the 2019 election on the platform of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), is also asking the court to stop INEC from conducting the 2023 presidential election.
According to him, he won the 2019 presidential election and that his tenure is currently being taken over by President Buhari.