In the substantive suit, the plaintiffs invoked the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court for interpretation and enforcement of Articles 284 and 286 of the Constitution, 1992 among other provisions of the Constitution. The parties have filed their respective statements of case. In the application before the court, the 1st and 3rd defendants are praying for leave to amend their joint statement of case. Applicants stated that after a close study of the report of the 2nd Defendant on the back of which plaintiffs mounted their action, the Defendants have decided to amend their statement of case to place the whole of their response before the court for determination.
The plaintiffs and 2nd defendant are opposed to the application. Plaintiffs contended that the application is not being made in good faith since the report of 2nd defendant has always been available to defendants. Plaintiffs further say that the intended amendment will lead to delay in the determinat…