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ACTION ALLIANCE v. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION & ORS.

(2012) JELR 35235 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/EPT/GOV/24/2011  •  5 Jan 2012  •  Nigeria

Coram
RAPHAEL CHIKWE AGBO JCA; CHIOMA EGONDU NWOSU-IHEME JCA; JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA; HARUNA M. TSAMMANI JCA; MOHAMMED A. DANJUMA JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED A. DANJUMA, J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of the Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Ibadan in Petition No.EPT/GOV/24/2011 between Taiwo Ibiyemi Otegbeye, and 22 Others V. Independent National Commission and 25 Others delivered on 10th November, 2011.

The Ruling of the lower court is contained at pages 116 - 119 of the Record of Appeal.

The 1st and 2nd Petitioners i.e. Taiwo Ibiyemi Otegbeye and Alhaja Sikirat A. Abdulsallam together with one Segun Oyewole of the Accord Party had filed a Motion on Notice dated 7/7/2011 to withdraw their petition against the 2nd and 3rd Respondents only. The said 2nd and 3rd Respondents in the said petition and motion are Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi; then the ACN Governorship candidate.

The 3rd Respondent is one Moses Adeyemo also of the ACN (He was the Deputy Governorship candidate). They are also the 2nd and 3rd Respondents in this appeal,

By the said Motion the Applicants had prayed …

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