My Lords, on 25th July, 2018 the Supreme Court in exercise of its jurisdiction as the final appellate court delivered judgment in Civil Appeal No. J4/11/2016 involving the parties to this application. By the said decision the court reversed the judgment of the Court of Appeal delivered on 6th June, 2013 which had confirmed judgment of the High Court in the case dated 16th September, 2011. The application before us prays the court to re open that Civil Appeal No J4/11/2016 and also to grant leave to the 1st defendant/applicant herein, who was a respondent in the said appeal, to adduce further evidence before the court and for the appeal to be re-heard. The applicant contends that the new evidence it seeks leave to adduce if allowed will cause the court to vary its decision of 25th July, 2018. The application is being made on the inherent jurisdiction of the court.
As authority for praying the court to fall back on its inherent jurisdiction…