The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

Justice Datti Yayaya who issued the order, also directed that Buhari’s counsel, Abdullahi Abubakar, must within the period file necessary processes in relation to the appeal filed against Buhari’s qualification by three appellants namely Agu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy El-Kuris.

The decision of the appellate court was sequel to a motion on notice filed by counsel to the appellants, Uchenna Ndubuisi, who prayed the Court of Appeal in the motion to abridge time within which Buhari, APC and INEC will join issues with the appellants on the certifcate suit.

Hearing in the appeal is adjourned to July 8.

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