Nigeria: Tribunal affirms Buhari’s presidential poll victory

The presidential election victory of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been affirmed by the presidential election tribunal. The Tribunal sitting in Abuja affirmed President Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential election. The five-man tribunal headed by Justice Garba Mohammed delivered the judgement on Wednesday after months of hearings. Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party rejected the outcome of the presidential election in February and filed a challenge at the tribunal. Abubakar claimed in his challenge that the election was marred by irregularities. He mentioned among others over-voting in…

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