HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): This is an application dated 6/02/2015 filed on 6/02/2015 praying for the following order:
"AN ORDER admitting the Applicant Ifeanyi Martins Amadikwa to bail pending the hearing and determination of the Appeal".
The application is premised on the following grounds:
1. Health of the Appellant/Applicant.
2. Appellant/Applicant was on bail at the Trial Court before conviction and did not jump bail.
3. Appellant/Applicant's further stay in Prison custody will not only jeopardize his life but also that of other inmates in view of his complicated health situation which includes a highly infectious disease.
In support of the application is a 17 paragraph affidavit with several Exhibits. The applicant also filed a further affidavit of 5 Paragraphs on 2/03/2015. In opposition to the above, the Respondent filed a counter-affidavit of 11 Paragraphs.
The pertinent paragraphs to are herein reproduced. Paragraph 6-10 of the affidavit…