Buhari’s WASC Suit: Lawyer Withdraws From The CaseFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, June 30th, 2016
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The suit challenging the eligibility of President Muhammadu Buhari to contest for the 2015 Presidential Election, regarding his alleged lack of West African School Certificate (WASC) result, Thursday suffered a serious setback as the plaintiff’s Lawyer, Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaiwe withdrew from the case.
The suit accused Mr. President before the March 28, 2015 Presidential Poll that his claim of sitting for and writing the Cambridge WASC in 1961 was not real, therefore be disqualified from the contest.
President Buhari’s team of Lawyers was led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN). Others included the human right activist, Mr. Femi Falana; Messrs. Lateef Fagbemi; Akin Olujinmi; Oluwarotimi Akeredolu; Kola Awodein; Taiwo Osipitan; Charles Edosomwan; Emeka Ngige; Femi Atoyebi; Funke Aboyade; H.O. Afolabi, and the ruling APC National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire.
It would be recalled President Buhari aftermath of the allegation went to his old secondary school in Katsina, applied for and obtained statement of Cambridge WASC result.
The ruling PDP then still rejected the result, even after London Cambridge ascertained the statement of the result as provided by President Secondary school, hence the suit remained till date before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
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