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ADEKILEKUN ABIMBOLA & ANOR. V. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION & ORS.

(2009) JELR 33717 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/EPT/HA/48/2008  •  2 Nov 2009  •  Nigeria

Coram
CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JCA; ISTIFANUS THOMAS JCA; SIDI DAUDA BAGE JCA;

Judgement

SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal by the Appellants, who were the Petitioners at the Governorship/National Assembly and Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal, Osun State, sitting at Osogbo, in Petition No. HA/EPT/OS/4/2007 against the Judgment of the Tribunal Coram:- Honourable Justices H. Sarka, J. J. Majebi, O. Ipaye, A. A. Aderemi and A. O. Ogie, on the 4th of April, 2008. The facts leading up this Appeal are briefly delivered set out as follow:-

"Elections were held throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 14th April 2007 into the State Legislative Houses of Assembly. The Petitioner/Appellant contested the election on the platform of Progressive Peoples Alliance (P.P.A.) into the Osun State House of Assembly for Osogbo Local Government State Constituency Seat, and at the end of the election, the 4th Respondent was declared winner of the election by the 1st Respondent, the Independent National Electoral Commission. (INEC).…

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