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ALH. MUHAMMAADU ILIYASU BASHAR v. ALHAJI MUSTAPHA HARUNA JOKOLO & ORS

(2016) JELR 37020 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/12/2015  •  14 Apr 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
PAUL ADAMU GALINJE JCA; TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE JCA; MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU JCA;

Judgement

TUNDE OYEBANJI?AWOTOYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is the judgment in respect of the appeal of the appellant vide his Notice of Appeal filed on 11/12/2014 against the decision of the High Court of Justice of Kebbi State decided on 11/12/2014 by Honorable Justice Abbas Ahmad in Suit No. KB/HC/14/2005.

By paragraph 12 of his further amended statement of claim, the plaintiff claimed against the Defendants jointly and severally as follows:

1. A declaration that the announcement made by the 1st defendant on Kebbi State Television Service on Friday, 3rd June 2012 and the letter by the secretary to Kebbi State Government, Alhaji Bala Musa Sakaba with Re. No. GHBK/S/10/VOL. 1 dated 3rd June 2005 purporting to depose the requisite inquiry and consultation, and without obtaining the advice of the Kebbi State Council of Chiefs and Gwandu Emirate Council respectively and therefore was illegal, null and void.

2. A declaration that the announcement made by the 1st defendant on Kebb…

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