Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has adjourned a suit challenging the veracity of the academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari indefinitely.
Ruling on Thursday, Justice Adeniyi said that the case was being adjourned indefinitely, following a notice of appeal filed by the president.
Buhari had on Wednesday appealed against a previous ruling of the court dismissing his preliminary objection to the suit filed by Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe, an Abuja-based lawyer.
The crux of Nwokocha’s suit is that Buhari was not qualified to run for president because he did not possess the minimum qualification to run for the office.
He alleged that Buhari did not sit for the Cambridge West African School Certificate WASC) in 1961.
Senior lawyers representing President Buhari include: Wole Olanipekun (SAN), Lateef O. Fagbemi (SAN), Akin Olujinmi (SAN), Oluwarotimi O. Akeredolu (SAN), Kola Awodein (SAN), Taiwo Osipitan (SAN).
Others are Charles Edosomwan (SAN), Emeka Ngige (SAN), Femi Atoyebi (SAN), Femi Falana (SAN), Funke Aboyade (SAN), H.O. Afolabi