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BREAKING: Supreme Court Takes Decision on Atiku’s Appeal Against Tinubu

The Supreme Court has reserved delivering judgement in the appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar against President Bola Tinubu.

Daily Report Nigeria reports that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) filed an appeal before the apex court to challenge the election of Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

The court reserved judgment on the appeal after the adoption of briefs by counsels to the different parties on Monday.

The appeal was first greeted by a heated argument on the admissibility of the deposition from the Chicago State University which Atiku’s lead counsel, Chris Uche filed before the court.

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The Justices sought to know whether the deposition sought to be admitted qualifies to be a sworn statement that should be considered.

Presiding Justice, Inyang Okoro observed that the issue of conflicting documents from the same institution is a serious criminal act which has to be proven beyond reasonable doubt.

After hearing the appellants motion to admit fresh evidence and the objections by the respondents, the court directed the parties to adopt their brief of arguments on the substantive appeal and thereafter announced that it is reserving judgement till a later date.

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