MADAGALI L.G.
V.
N.P.C.

(1998) JELR 79939 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  20 Jul 1998 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Madagali L.G. v. N.P.C. (1998) 11 NWLR (Pt. 572) 66
CORAM
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE, J.C.A. (Presided and Read the Leading Judgment), DENNIS ONYEJ1FE EDOZIE, J.C.A., RABIU DANLAMI MUHAMMAD, J.C.A.
Core Terms Beta
appellant
lower tribunal
affidavit evidence
issues
local government area
census exercise
complaints
census tribunal
final address
local government
madagali local government area
respondents
such conflict
further affidavit
method of enumeration
poll tax
such affidavit evidence
adamawa state
appellant filed affidavits
brief of argument
chairman of the appellant
chief captain o.s. pepple v
civil servants
complaints of the appellant
complete agreement
dang-zang
department of health of madagali
eboz1e
enumeration of many persons
following cases
head counts
humsi wuro-ndawa
issue material
judgment of the census tribunal
leading judgment
lower court
medde-debel
national population commission
population census
provisions of the above paragraph
purpose of public health care
reasonable time
result of the census
said madagali
second census tribunal
special provisions
staff of 1st respondent
staff of the 1st respondent
supreme court
total number of persons

OGUNTADE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Between 27th November, 1991 and 29th November, 1991, a population census was held in the Madagali Local Government Area of the then Adamawa State. The respondent i.e. National Population Commission published the result of the census for Madagali Local Government as 92,105. The appellant - Madagali Local Government - was dissatisfied with the figure as published. It therefore filed its complaints and objections against the result as published. The complaints and objections are:

"(1) The enumerators and staff of 1st respondent did not visit many areas within Madagali Local Government Area during the census exercise and consequently many people resident in those areas were not enumerated or counted.

Particulars

The areas ommitted during the census include the village areas of:

(a) Dang-Zang (b) Humsi Wuro-Ndawa (c) Medde-Debel (d) Dibam (e) Humtukuvu-Wula (f) Sidaha-Palan (g) Nguzi (h) Tuhum-Waziri (i) Kurnwa Jaku (j) Kopalma (k) Dar (1) Gi…

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