(2002) JELR 44570 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/246/96 ·  22 May 2002 ·  Nigeria
Other Citations
Kure v. K.S.L.G.S.C. [2003]2NWLR (Pt. 807)322
Kure v. K.S.L.G.S.C. (2003) 3 NWLR (Pt. 807) 322
ISAAYO SALAMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MAHMUD MOHAMMED Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria VICTOR AIMEPOMO OYELEYE OMAGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
1st defendant
1st respondent
4th defendant
3rd respondent
learned trial judge
district head of nok district
local government emirate
3rd defendants
local government
trial court
2nd defendant
high court
trial judge
3rd respondents
local government of kaduna state
grounds of appeal
judgment of the court
provision of the law
absolute power of appointment
alhaji ibrahim nok
appeal fails
appointment of the plaintiff
approval of the 4th defendant
district head of nok jaba
final approval
following paragraphs of the statement of claim
following questions
formal approval of the 1st defendant
head of nok district
jabba traditional council
kafanchan high court of kaduna state
leading judgment
learned counsel
learned trial court
local government of kaduna
meaning of the words
plaintiff peter babale kure
prayer of the appellant
presence of the members of the traditional council
provision of section 8m of the instrument
purported appointment
said office
section 8m
statement of defence
submission of the appellant
traditional council amendment

OMAGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the court below, in the Kafanchan High Court of Kaduna State, the plaintiff now the appellant sued the following;

(i) Kaduna State Local Government Service Board Commission.

(ii) His Royal Highness, the Kpom Ham, Mallam Danladi Gyet Maude.

(iii) The Jabba Traditional Council.

(iv) Alhaji Ibrahim Nok in suit No KDH/KAD/562/91. In the suit, the plaintiff Peter Babale Kure, claimed the following;

1(a) "The declaration that the plaintiff having been selected and or recommended as the district head of Nok Jaba Local Government by those entitled to select and or approve him for the said office is entitled to be approved by the 1st defendant, and to be turbaned and installed by the 2nd defendant as the head of Nok district in Jaba Local Government of Kaduna.

(ii) An order that the 1st, 2nd and 3rd defendants should appoint, turban and install the plaintiff as the district head of Nok District in Jaba Local Government of Kaduna State.

(iii) …

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