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REV. IKENDI GEORGE & ORS v. APOSTLE CHIEF DANIEL C. ANUCHA

(2016) JELR 36876 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/180/2010  •  22 Apr 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA; PETER OLABISI IGE JCA; FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO JCA;

Judgement

PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment):

This is an appeal against the judgment of Abia State High Court delivered by the Honourable Justice C. I. Jombo Ofo now (JCA) on the 11th day of February, 2010.

What culminated into this appeal is the Application for the enforcement of fundament rights initiated by the Respondent against the Appellants vide a motion exparte for leave to enforce his fundamental rights filed on 1st day of August 2007.

The reliefs sought in the said application as could be gathered from the statement accompanying the application for leave are listed as follows:

2. RELIEFS SOUGHT:

a. A declaration, that the purported exclusion of the applicant from the exercise of his fundamental right of freedom of association with fellow mankind, including his kiths and kin from Umuocheala Ocheala Mbutu Autonomous Community, on the purported allegation, that he was mentioned as a witch or wizard is unlawful, unconstitutional and therefore, null and void.

b. A declar…

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