(2004) JELR 45101 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/EP/NA/13/03 ·  25 Mar 2004 ·  Nigeria
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Kamba v. Bawa (2005) 4 NWLR (Pt.914)
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUDADE OLADAPO OBADINA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABUBAKAR ABDULKADIR JEGA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
electoral act
first schedule
learned counsel
grounds of appeal
form tf
supreme court
court of appeal rules
petition no. nas
secretary of the tribunal
15th may
consent judgment
instant case
1st respondent
said ground
mandatory period
notice of preliminary objection
circumstances of this case
provisions of order
consent of mr. rickey tarfa
learned members of the trial tribunal
learned trial tribunal
1st appellant
2nd particulars of error of the said ground
5th respondent
9th day of june
appeal shows
circumstances of the petition
contents of the counter-affidavit evidence
counsel trial
counter-affidavit evidence of such payments
dandi federal constituency of kebbi state
federal high court
following questions
giving of receipt
kebbi state
legislative houses election tribunal
no. nas
only means of the determination of the presentation
particulars of the grounds of appeal
platform of the 2nd appellant
platform of the 2nd respondent
present petition
production of official receipt
proper construction of paragraph
similar preliminary objection

OBADINA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of the National Assembly, Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Tribunal, sitting at Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, contained in its ruling, delivered on the 9th day of June, 2003, in petition No. NAS/KPT/KBS/06/03, striking out the petition. The appellants were the petitioners at the tribunal, while the respondents were the respondents.

The facts leading to this appeal are briefly as follows:-

On the 12th of April, 2003, the 5th respondent conducted election, into, amongst others, the House of Representatives for Arewa and Dandi Federal Constituency of Kebbi State. The 1st appellant contested the election under the platform of the 2nd appellant; while the 1st respondent also contested the election under the platform of the 2nd respondent. The 3rd and 4th respondents were officers and agents of the 5th respondent empowered by law to conduct the elections.

At the conclusion of the election, the…

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