Nigeria: Court fixes Sept. 27 to hear suit querying Atiku Abubakar’s citizenship

Published: 24/Juin/2021
Source: Guardian (Abuja)

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, fixed Sept. 27 to hear a suit filed by the Incorporated Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa, a group, challenging the citizenship of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the plaintiff instituted the suit in 2019 challenging Abubakar’s eligibility to contest for president.

When the matter was called, counsel to the plaintiff, Mr Akinola Oladimeji told the court that he was not prepared to go on with the matter.

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Themes: Nationalité des politiciens
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2021