Electoral Act: Supreme Court strikes out Buhari’s application

6/25/2022 9:27:00 AM

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation...

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking an interpretation of the controversial section 84(12) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022.

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation...

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 06:25:22 GMTThe Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking an interpretation of the controversial section 84(12) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022.

A seven-member panel of justices led by Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad yesterday unanimously held that the suit was an abuse of court process.Concerns over continued closure of Abuja Millennium ParkIn the lead judgement read by Justice Akomaye Agi, the apex court held that Buhari, having earlier assented to section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act 2022, cannot turn around to seek its deletion.

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By Sat, 25 Jun 2022 06:25:22 GMT T he Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking an interpretation of the controversial section 84(12) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022.0 Comments The supreme court has struck out the suit challenging section 84(12) of Electoral Act.A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Musa Dattijo Mohammed, had, in its judgment, on Friday, unanimously held that the President, having assented to the law, could not turn around to fault its provisions.Electoral Act: PDP complies with amended section to elect delegates Besides, the court held that Buhari has no power under any law to dictate to the National Assembly on law-making.

A seven-member panel of justices led by Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad yesterday unanimously held that the suit was an abuse of court process. Concerns over continued closure of Abuja Millennium Park In the lead judgement read by Justice Akomaye Agi, the apex court held that Buhari, having earlier assented to section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act 2022, cannot turn around to seek its deletion. More to follow…. “There is no provision in the constitution that vests the president with the power to challenge the constitutionality or desirability of a legislation after he has assented or denied his assent. The court rejected the call by the President, through his lawyer, Chief Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, that Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act be voided because it was made in excess of the constitutional powers of the National Assembly and was, therefore, unconstitutional and illegal. In this case, the president gave his assent. “The president has no power to request or compel the National Assembly to amend any part of the Act of the National Assembly in which he has participated in its making. For details, visit.

“This suit cannot be entertained by this court under section 1(1) (a) of the Additional Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court Act,” he said. Bashir said, “The judgment has been given by the court. The apex court said the application amounted to seeking to approbate and reprobate at the same time. The suit was filed following the judgement of the Federal High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, that struck out section 84(12) because it conflicted with sections 66(1)(f), 107(1)(f),137(1)(f) and 182(1)(f) of the Nigerian Constitution of 1999. Dear Reader, Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information.” Related News. Quality journalism costs money.

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