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PRINCE ABUBAKAR AUDU v. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION & ANOR

(2010) JELR 33728 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/27/C/2007  •  15 Dec 2010  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA; JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA JCA; REGINA OBIAGELI NWODO JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The application filed on 13/3/07 was by the Complainants in Charge NO. KG/EFCC/1/2006 preferred against the Respondent/ Accused person before the High Court of Kogi State, In the course of the proceedings in the charge, the Kogi State High Court based on an ex-parte application by the Respondent/Accused person, referred certain questions pursuant to Section 295(2) of the 1999 Constitution to this Court for decision. It is that reference that was given the No.CA/A27C/07 in this Court and in respect of which the aforementioned application was filed seeking the following:-

"1. AN ORDER striking out the questions referred to this Honourable Court for determination pursuant to Section 295(2) of the 1999 Constitution by Hon. Justice M. A. Medupin of the Kogi State High Court in Charge No.KG/EFCC/1/2006.

2. AND FOR SUCH FURTHER ORDER(S) as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances."

The grounds upon which the …

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