ADAMGBE & ANOR
V.
AKOR & ORS

(2011) JELR 39725 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/MK/EPT/32/2011 ·  9 Dec 2011 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
MOHAMMED LADAN TSAMIYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ALI ABUKAKAR BABANDI GUMEL Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellants
petition
pages
tribunal
appeal
1st respondent
3rd respondent
cross-appeal
page
parties
records
respondents
1st cross-respondents
2nd respondent
court
grounds
issues
motion
grounds of appeal
judgment
notice
practice
reliefs
respective briefs
view
1st appellant
2nd cross-respondents
2nd respondents
ali abubakar babandi gumel
arguments of the parties
benue state
brief facts
brother mohammed ladan tsamiya
cross respondents
favour of the respondents
grounds of the petition
ladan tsamiya
later date
leading judgment
notice of cross appeal
notice of cross-appeal
part of the decision of the tribunal
petitioners
reasons
respective brief of arguments
respect of the main appeal
ruling of the national
state house of assembly election tribunal
uchechukwu onyemenam

MOHAMMED LADAN TSAMIYA, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the National/State House of Assembly Election Tribunal for Benue state delivered on 12/10/2011 (herein referred to as the Tribunal) striking out petition No: NSHA/EPT/BN/HA/38/2011 against the petitioners (herein referred to as the appellants) and in favour of the respondents (herein referred to as the respondents), The ruling is contained on pages 433 -450 of the records.

The brief facts of this is that the appellants filed their petition on 17/05/2011 challenging the declaration of results of the election held on 26/04/2011 in favour of, and returning of the 1st appellant as the winner by the 3rd respondent.

The grounds of the petition and the facts of the petition are contained on pages 4 - 8 of the records. Pursuant to the petition, the appellants prayed for some reliefs and the reliefs sought before the tribunal are also on page 8 of the records, Consequent upon the grounds an…

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