ADAH JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the National Assembly/Legislative Houses Election Tribunal sitting at Asaba, Delta State, c oram Honourable
Justice M.E Umar (chairman). Honourable Justice A.O. Asenuga (member 1) and Honourable Justice U.A Musale (member 2).
The facts briefly are that on 11 April 2015, the 3rd respondent, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted election to the Delta State House of Assembly for Warri South
Constituency 1. At the end of the election, the first respondent sponsored by the second respondent was declared as the winner of the election. Dissatisfied with the return of the 1st respondent, the appellants filed a petition at the lower tribunal, claiming the following reliefs:
A declaration that the return of the 1st respondent in the circumstances of this case was invalid, unlawful, null and void by reason of corrupt practices and substantial non-compliance with the provisions of the relevant …