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NASIRU GARBA DANTIYE & ANOR v. IBRAHIM YUSHUA'U KANYA & ORS.

(2008) JELR 47574 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/EP/NA/26/2007  •  12 Jun 2008  •  Nigeria

Coram
AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JCA; JOHN INYANG OKORO JCA; MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA;

Judgement

JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State in Petition No. EPT/JG/006/07 delivered on 7th September, 2007 wherein the Tribunal dismissed the petition of the Petitioners. The first Petitioner was a candidate sponsored by the second Petitioner the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the April, 28th 2007 election into the House of Representative seat far Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State. The 1st Respondent was also a candidate in the said election and was sponsored by the 5th Respondent, the Peoples Democratic Party. The 2nd Respondent, the Independent National Electoral Commission with the assistance of the 3rd, 4th, 6th to 114th Respondents conducted the said election. There were five other candidates in the election. At the end of the said election which was originally scheduled far 21st April, 2007 but had to be …

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