FALAE
V.
OBASANJO & ORS (NO.1)

(1999) JELR 43900 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/EPPR/12/99_(R) ·  23 Mar 1999 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Falae v. Obasanjo (No.1) (1999) 4 NWLR (Part 599)
Falae v. Obasanjo (No. 1) (1999) 4 NWLR (Pt. 599) 435
CORAM
DAHIRU MUSDAPHER Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JUSTIN THOMPSON AKPABIO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria DENNIS ONYEJIFE EDOZIE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
application
applicant
counsel
affidavit
court
lead ruling
brother oguntade
section
chief afe babalola
chief g.o.k. ajayi
decree no
election petition
electoral documents
mr. sofola
polling stations
support of the motion
ballot papers
body of the petition
cases
clear intention of the makers of decree no.6
clear provisions of the law
consequential orders
custody of the chief electoral officer of the federation
defective overlooks
e 2nd respondent
electoral decree no.6
evidence act
following documents
forms ec 8a
forms ec 8b
forms ec 8c
judicial decisions
laws of the federation
lead ruling of my brother oguntade
mr. a.m. kotoye
mr. kehinde sofola
oaths act
order
possession of the chief electoral officer
possession of the respondents
presidential election
process of the presidential election
purpose of the application
ready access
relevant court rules
relevant facts
relevant rules of the federal high court
respect of the said affidavit
rules of the federal high court
state level

OGUNTADE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The petitioner by his application filed on 16/3/99 prays for an order to be allowed to inspect the following documents in the possession of the respondents:

(i) All the ballot papers utilized by all voters in the voting exercise at all the polling stations.

(ii) All Forms EC 8A reflecting the results of the votes cast at the polling stations throughout the country at the Presidential election.

(iii) All Forms EC 8B produced in respect or the collation exercise at ward level throughout the country.

(iv) All Forms EC 8C in respect of the collation exercise at the Local Government level throughout the country.

(v) All Forms EC 3D issued in respect of the collation exercise at State level throughout the country.

The petitioner through Mr. A.M. Kotoye deposed to an affidavit in support of the motion. Chief G.O.K. Ajayi, S.A.N. argued the application in the terms stated in the motion paper. Mr. Kehinde Sofola, S.A.N. in reply urged it on us to…

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