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CONGRESS FOR PROGRESSIVE CHANGE (CPC) & ORS. v. SENATOR YAKUBU GARBA LADO & ORS.

(2011) JELR 33432 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/133/M/2011  •  20 Apr 2011  •  Nigeria

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

Judgement

REGINA OBIAGELI NWODO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The is an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High court Abuja division in suit No.FHC/ABJ/CS/126/2011 delivered on 15th of February, 2011.

The 1st to 43rd respondents as plaintiffs in the Federal High Court (hereinafter referred to as Court Below) commenced an action by originating summons Issued on 03/02/11 seeking the determination of the following questions.

1. WHETHER having regard to sections 221, 222 and 223 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and section BS, 86 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) the 1st Defendant is not bound to submit to the 4th Defendant the names of the plaintiff who were screened, cleared and duly elected by majority of lawful votes cast by accredited delegate at the primary election held on the 15th day of January, 2011 by the Katsina state Congress Of Progressive Change (CPC) to elect candidates for offices of Governor, Senate, House of Repreā€¦

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