EJEMBI EKO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The applicants, by the application filed on 9th July 2008 in this court, are seeking the following orders-
1. Granting the Defendants/Applicants extension of time within which to apply for leave to appeal against the Ruling of the Rivers State High Court delivered on 10th day of June, 2008 by Charles-Granville, J. In the suit No. PHC/1494/97: CHIEF OBEDIAH WOPARA and ORS AND FRIDAY AMADI and ANOTHER
2. Granting the Defendants/Applicants leave to appeal against the said Ruling in PHC/1494/97
3. Granting the Defendants/Applicants extension of time within which to appeal against the said Ruling in PHC/1494/97.
4. For such order or other orders this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances.
The application is supported by a 21 Paragraph affidavit in which two documents the proposed grounds of Appeal and the Ruling of the lower court in suit No PHC/1494 of 10th June, 2008 are respectively exhibited as Exhibits FA.1 and FA.2…