JOHN AFOLABI FABIYI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): Vide his notice of motion dated 8th February, 2002, the plaintiff/appellant prayed for:-
"(a) Extension of time within which to apply for leave to appeal against only a part of the decision of Hon. J.C.N Ugwu - Chief Judge High Court of Enugu State, delivered on 26th July, 2000.
(b) Leave to appeal against only a part of the said decision. Extension of time within which to file the notice and grounds of appeal against only a part of the said decision, the time allowed by the statute to file such appeal has expired.
(c) Leave of the honourable court for the appellant/applicant to appeal in person to conduct his case in person/through representative agent".
The applicant deposed to an affidavit of 24 paragraphs. Exhibits 1-10, both inclusive, were annexed.
A motion on notice dated 19th February, 2002 was filed on the same date on behalf of the third party/respondent. Therein, the third party indicated that it will apply that the …