(2021) JELR 108912 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/MK/96/2018 ·  31 Mar 2021 ·  Nigeria
Ignatius Igwe Agube Justice of the Court of Appeal Cordelia Ifeoma Jombo-Ofo Justice of the Court of Appeal Yargata Byenchit Nimpar Justice of the Court of Appeal

IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Appeal is against the Judgment of the Federal High Court of Justice, Holden at Makurdi in Suit No.FHC/MKD/CS/61/2016 delivered per HON. JUSTICE HASSAN DIKKO, on the 21st day of June, 2017 against the Nine (9) Respondents ((1) Onuh Ojodomo, (2) The Nigerian Army (3) Chief of Army Staff, Federal Republic of Nigeria (4) O.A. Otor (DSP), (5) D.I. Tyokase, (6) Anikpa Terhemba, (7) Ministry of Interior, Federal Republic of Nigeria, (8) Comptroller General of Prisons, Federal Republic of Nigeria and (9) Attorney-General of the Federation) who were sued by the Applicant (now Respondent) for the alleged breach of his fundamental rights. Dissatisfied with the decision of the Trial Court, the 1st -3rd Appellants only (who were the 1st – 3rd Respondents in the Lower Court), invoked the jurisdiction of this Court by filing a Notice of Appeal dated 12th September, 2017 predicated on Seven (7) Grounds on the 14th September, 2017 whi…

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