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ALHAJI IKIRA ALIYU BILBIS v. ATTORNEY-GENERAL, ZAMFARA STATE & ORS

(2003) JELR 33535 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/218/2002  •  16 Jan 2003  •  Nigeria

Coram
MAHMUD MOHAMMED JCA; BABA ALKALI BA'ABA JCA; JOSEPH JEREMIAH UMOREN JCA;

Judgement

BABA ALKALI BA'ABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an interlocutory appeal against the ruling of Mika'ilu, J., (as he then was) of the Zamfara State High Court of Justice delivered on 23/5/2002. In the substantive suit in the court below, the appellant herein as the plaintiff commenced an action against the respondents in this appeal who were the defendants by writ of summons dated 12/7/2001 and claimed the following reliefs:

''Declaration

1. That the recommendation for the dismissal of the plaintiff as the Executive Chairman of Tsafe Local Government Council to the Zamfara State Government by the Zamfara State House of Assembly following the report of the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs on the investigation of the financial misappropriation by the suspended Chairman Tsafe Local Government, is illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional.

2. That the approval of the recommendations for the dismissal of the plaintiff by the Governor of Zamfara …

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