Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, has reacted to the Supreme Court’s dismissal of his party’s suit seeking disqualification of Kashim Shettima as the vice-presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25 poll.

Shettima was the running mate to Bola Ahmed Tinubu who was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on March 1.

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The PDP had alleged that the APC nominated Shettima for two separate elections in violation of the Electoral Act, and sought he and Tinubu’s disqualification from on that grounds. Two lower courts had thrown out the same suit before the opposition party approached the Supreme Court for redress.

But Justice Adamu Jauro, the lead judge, declared that PDP had no business interfering with the internal affairs of another political party.

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“The position of the law has always been that no political party can challenge the nomination of a candidate of another political party.

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