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Justice Donatus Okorowo in his ruling Friday, declared that having defected from the oppositionPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dogara was no longer qualified to occupy the seat by virtue of Section 68(1)(g) of the constitution.

Malami said Abubakar, whose home town, Jada, was formerly a part of Northern Cameroon, is not constitutionally qualified to contest for the office of president of the country because he is not a Nigerian by birth and that he acquired Nigerian citizenship following a plebiscite that held in 1961.