BODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Ruling): BY Motion on Notice filed on the 12th of January, 2010 and brought under the inherent jurisdiction of the Court, the Appellant/Applicant seeks the following:
1. An order of the Honourable Court granting LEAVE to the Appellant/Applicant to file and serve on the Respondent a supplementary Brief in this appeal.
2. An order deeming the supplementary Brief filed and served in this appeal as properly filed and served.
The application is supported by an 11 paragraph affidavit deposed to by Nurudeen Badmus Esq. a legal practitioner in chambers of Learned Counsel for the Appellant/Applicant Annexed to the affidavit in support are documents marked, (1) Exhibit 'A' Notice of change of counsel (2) supplementary Reply Brief.
Mr. Alfred Uwakwe, the Litigations secretary in chambers of Learned Counsel for the Respondent deposed to 10 paragraph counter-affidavit.
At the hearing of the Motion on Notice on the 27th of April, 2010. Learned Couns…