SAKA ADEYEMI IBIYEYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
CLARA BABA OGUNBIYI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
PAUL ADAMU GALINJE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
GEORGE OLADEINDE SHOREMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
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provisions of section
grounds of appeal
notice of appeal
order of the tribunal
brief of arguments
provisions of the electoral act
3rd respondent ought
3rd respondents of the result of the governorship election
abuse of the process of the court
certificate of return
election of the 14th april
facts of this case
formulation of issues states
jurisdiction of the honourable tribunal
legislative houses election petition tribunal
matter of cancellation of a schedule election
petitioners candidate martin agbaso
purported return of the 1st respondent
result of the governorship election
result of the gubernatorial election
scores of the election
senior counsel dr. onyechi ikpeazu
senior counsel mr. bon nwakanma
support of the relief
winner of the governorship election
CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal sitting at Imo State in Petition No.EPT/G/IM/94/2007 -ALL PROGRESSIVE GRAND ALLIANCE (APGA) v. CHIEF IKEDI G. OHAKIM and ORS. and judgment delivered on 13th September, 2007 wherein the lower Tribunal declared and rendered the petition against the election of the 14th April, 2007 incompetent.
Being dissatisfied with the said decision the appellant took out notice of appeal dated 2nd and filed 3rd October, 2007 wherein eight grounds of appeal were filed therein.
At the lower tribunal, the petitioner/appellant took out its petition on the 28th May, 2007 wherein it claims the following from the respondents on record as following:
"1. Declaration that the 2nd and 3rd Respondents have no statutory powers to cancel or nullify the result of the Governorship election held in Imo State on 14/4/07.
2. Declaration that the 2nd an…
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