AGIM, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): On 9-6- 2021, the 1st respondent herein as plaintiff commenced suit No. CV/1052/2021 by way of originating summons against the appellants herein and 2nd to 12th respondents herein as defendants.
The questions for determination in the summons are as follows:-
1.Whether by virtue of section 87 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) and having regard to provisions of Articles 19, 20 and 21 of the Constitution of the All Progressives Congress and the APC Guidelines for nomination of candidates for FCT Area Council and Wards Elections it is lawful for the 18th defendant acting for and on behalf of the 6th - 17th defendants and the 2nd defendant to recognize and forward the name of any person other than the plaintiff as its candidate for the forthcoming Abuja Municipal Area Council Elections.
2.Whether by virtue of the provisions of section 87 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) and having regard to the Provisions of Article 20 of the Consti…