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ATTORNEY-GENERAL. KANO STATE
V.
ATTORNEY-GENERAL FEDERATION

(2007) JELR 40091 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.26/2006 ·  2 Mar 2007 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
A.-G., Kano State v. A.-G Fed. (2007) 6 NWLR (Pt.1029) 164 S.C. (2007) 3 S.C (Pt I) 59
CORAM
IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI JSC UMARU ATU KALGO JSC NIKI TOBI JSC ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR JSC MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC IKECHI FRANCIS OGBUAGU JSC

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M. MOHAMMED, J.S.C (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In this civil suit, Kano State of Nigeria as the plaintiff claims against the Federation of Nigeria by a writ of summons dated and filed the same day 13-2-2006 in the Registry of this court accompanied by a statement of claim claiming a number of reliefs in paragraph 31 thereof as follows:-

"31. Whereof the plaintiff claims as follows-

1. Declaration that the Kano State Hisbah Board Law No.4 of 2003 (hereinafter referred to as Law No.4) and the Kano State Hisbah Board (Amendment) Law No.6 of 2005 (hereinafter referred to as Law No.6) were regularly made by the Kano State House of Assembly, duly assented to by the Governor of Kano State, they are legal, lawful and constitutional.

2. Declaration that Law No.4 and Law No.6 were made by the Kano State House of Assembly for peace, order and good government of Kano State, the laws are there for valid, lawful, legal and constitutional.

3. Declaration that Law No.4 and Law No.6 aforesaid …

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