BELGORE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): This is a notice of motion filed on the 24th day of January, 2008 praying for the following orders:
1. AN ORDER granting leave to the Applicant to appeal to this Honourable Court as an interested party against the judgment of the Taraba State National Assembly/Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Tribunal in Petitions Nos. EPT/TR/G/05/2007 and EPT/TR/G/12/2007 (sic) delivered on 9th day of January, 2008.
2. AN ORDER deeming the annexed proposed notice and grounds of appeal attached hereto as exhibit MM6 as properly filed and served.
3. AND for such orders or such further or other orders as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances.
The application is supported by an 18-paragraph affidavit deposed to by Danladi Baido (the applicant herein). Germane to this application are paragraphs 3 to 17 of the affidavit which are hereunder reproduced:
"3. That I contested the 2nd respondent's gubernatorial primaries for …