Court of Appeal · CA/K/EPNA/2/99 · 12 May 1999 · Nigeria ·
Samamo v. Anka (2000) 1 NWLR (Pt.640)283 Samamo v. Anka (2000) 1 NWLR (Pt. 640) 283 Barau v. Dansadau (1999) 12 NWLR (Pt. 632) 653
RAPHAEL OLUFEMI ROWLAND Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
VICTOR AIMEPOMO OYELEYE OMAGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
name of the occupier of the premises
joinder of necessary parties
address of the occupier of the premises
conduct of an electoral officer
contents of form tf002
contradictory provision of the statute
disclosure of the address
guria zamfara state of nigeria
heads of complaint
national assembly election tribunal
notice of a preliminary objection
provision of decree no
provision of sub paragraph
provision of the said decree
provision of the said decree no.5
provisions of decree no
provisions of paragraph
returning officers of the election
rules of court
said form tf002
service of the petition
s. o. olado
verdict of the senatorial election
violation of the provisions of section
OMAGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The verdict of the Senatorial election which took place on 20th February, 1999 in the Zamfara West Senatorial District as declared by the 2nd Respondent in this appeal is as follows:-
"The 1st Respondent; 62,997 votes Appellant 62,044 votes the 1st Respondent was declared the winner, and the 2nd Respondent declared the 1st Respondent duly elected the Senator for Zamfara West.
The Petitioner, the appellant in this appeal was dissatisfied with the declaration made by the 2nd Respondent; and went to the Election Tribunal."
He filed a petition dated 12th March, 1999 before the National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Guria Zamfara State of Nigeria. In the petition the petitioner averred the following which I have summarised as heads of complaint as follows:-
(a) That the 1st Respondent was not duly elected by majority of lawful votes cast at the said election.
(b) That the said election is voided and invalid by reason of corrupt prac…
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