(2022) JELR 109184 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/PH/476/2016(R) ·  19 Jan 2022 ·  Nigeria
Paul Obi Elechi, JCA Ridwan Maiwada Abdullahi, JCA Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe, JCA

OLABODE ABIMBOLA ADEGBEHINGBE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): On 29/07/2019, the appellant/applicant filed a motion in the registry of this Court, in which she prayed for:

1. Leave to amend the appellant’s notice and grounds of appeal in the manner set out in the amended notice of appeal, already filed by the appellant.

2. An order deeming the amended notice and grounds of appeal as properly filed and served, as appropriate filing fees have been paid.

The grounds for the application are stated, thus:

a. The appellant’s notice and grounds of appeal, which was filed on 17/05/2016 were erroneously dated 17/05/15 as filing date by the Registry of the Court below.

b. The suit number of the case, from which judgment the appeal emanated, is PH/1399/2013, but erroneously stated as PH/399/2013.

c. The appellant intends to introduce an additional ground of appeal.

​The affidavit in support of the application was deposed to by Grace Oluchi Ejesieme, a Legal Practitioner in the Law Firm of Chief v…

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