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ANDEE IHEME v. CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF & ORS

(2018) JELR 38467 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/264/2017  •  10 Aug 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA; ADAMU JAURO JCA; UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM JCA;

Judgement

UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Ruling of Shitu Abubakar, J. of the Federal High Court, Bauchi Judicial Division, delivered on 16th December, 2016. The Appellant was the Plaintiff at the trial Federal High Court. He took out a Writ of Summons against the Respondents who were the Defendants. The Appellant vide the Writ of Summons filed on 16th September, 2011 claimed the following:

a) A declaration that the act of brutalization of the Plaintiff by the Defendants men, officers and agents is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and a gross violation of the Fundamental Human Rights of the Plaintiff. An Order of this Honourable Court directing the Defendants to render public apology to the Plaintiff in two National Dailies.

b) An order directing the Defendants to pay all the medical bills and all other expenses incurred by the Plaintiff.

c) An order of this Honourable Court directing the Defendants to pay to the Plaintiff the sum of ₦500,…

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