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CHIEF OLABODE GEORGE & ORS. v. THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2010) JELR 33055 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/21/2010  •  7 May 2010  •  Nigeria

Coram
CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JCA ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA HUSSEIN MUKHTAR JCA

Judgement

CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI, J.C.A: (Delivering the Leading Ruling) The motion on notice and subject of this ruling is dated and filed 12th March, 2010 and same which is on behalf of all the appellants as applicants herein, wherein they are seeking a lone relief with prayer 2 having been withdrawn by the learned senior counsel Mr. O. Ayanlaja SAN who, lead a hosts of both his senior colleagues and other counsel on behalf of all the applicants.

The said relief two was accordingly struck out. The subsisting relief one is however seeking for:

'An order for leave to argue in the appeals herein issues of law and lack of jurisdiction as raised in the Amended Notice of Appeal, those issues not having been taken before the court below'.

In support of the application is an affidavit of fifteen paragraphs deposed to by one Adeleke Adetona, a legal practitioner in the Chambers of Ayanlaja, Adesanya and Co. of counsel to the 1st appellant/applicant herein.

Submitting on behalf of all the applicants, the …

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