(2003) JELR 44957 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/NA/EPTA/6/2003 ·  4 Aug 2003 ·  Nigeria
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Adebusuyi v. Oduyoye [2004] 1 NWLR (Pt.854)406
MURITALA AREMU OKUNOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SAKA ADEYEMI IBIYEYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULEIMAN GALADIMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria VICTOR AIMEPOMO OYELEYE OMAGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JA'AFARU MIKA'ILU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
1st respondent
electoral act
political party
ibadan north west
3rd respondents
election of the 1st respondent
locus standi
final list
candidate of the alliance
oyo state
record of proceedings
election of 12th april
facts of this case
following persons
humble petitioner
leading judgment
letters of confirmation of her name
south west
successful candidate
1st schedule
2nd july
brief of the 1st respondent
federal constituency
following issues
jurisdiction of the court
necessary changes
order of fresh election
oyo state a.d.
said tribunal
brief of the cross-respondent
exhibit c
federal high court
given case
legislative houses election tribunal
national assembly election tribunal
national assembly governorship
nominated candidate
party contest
petitioner appellant
petition files
petition section
see adeyemi v
state chapter of the alliance

VICTOR AIMEPOMO OYELEYE OMAGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the tribunal below, which sat in Ibadan and known as the National Assembly Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Tribunal. Actually, it is the National Assembly Election Tribunal hereinafter, referred to as the tribunal; before the said tribunal the petitioner, now the appellant in the person of Dr. Mrs. B. I. Adebusuyi filed a petition couched as follows:

"whereof your humble petitioner prays that it may be determined that the 1st respondent, Hon. Babatunde Oduyoye was not nominated, sponsored, elected and or returned and that his nomination was void and that Dr. Bukola Idayat Adebusuyi was duly nominated, sponsored and elected or ought to have been returned as the successful candidate for the Ibadan North West/South West federal constituency in the election of 12th April, 2003."

The said tribunal delivered its judgment on 2nd July, 2003, thus, "In the end result, this petition partially succeeds. Purs…

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