ONYEKACHI A. OTISI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The applicant seeks the following orders:
(a) An Order extending time within which the applicant may seek for leave to appeal against the decision of the Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene delivered by Hon Justice Stephen Okon on the 10/8/2009 in Suit No HU/151/95.
(b) An Order for extension of time to file the Notice of Appeal out of time against the decision of Hon Justice Stephen Okon of High Court of Justice, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State delivered on 10/8/2009 in Suit No HU/151/95.
(c) Leave to appeal out of time.
(d) And for such other order(s) as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstance.
In support is a 21 paragraph affidavit deposed to by the applicant, to which are annexed two exhibits, marked AA and BB. Exhibit AA is a certified copy of the Judgment delivered on 10/8/2009 in Suit No HU/151/95. Exhibit BB is a copy of the Proposed Notice and Grounds of Appeal.
Upon service, the 1st re…