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MALLAM ABUBAKAR ABUBAKAR & ORS. v. SAIDU USMAN NASAMU & ORS.

(2012) JELR 35183 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.14/2012 (CON)  •  24 Feb 2012  •  Nigeria

Coram
WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC; IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC; OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE JSC; NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA JSC; MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC;

Judgement

ONNOGHEN, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The consolidated appeals arose from the decision of the Court of Appeal, Holden at Sokoto in appeal no. CA/S/EPT/GOV/31/2011 delivered on the 29th day of December, 2011 in which the court allowed the appeals of the 1st and 2nd respondents against the Judgment of the Kebbi State Governorship election tribunal and dismissed the cross appeal of the appellants. The lower court did not give the reasons for the decision along with the decision neither was the reason given within the fourteen (14) days allowed appellants to filed their notice of appeal nor within the sixty (60) days allowed the lower court to hear and determined appeals from election tribunal.

The judgment in the appeal was said to have been given on 29th December, 2011 while the reasons for the judgment was given on 23rd January, 2012. Appeal no. SC/14/2012 is therefore against the judgment in respect of the appeal brought before the lower court by the present 1st and 2nd…

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