K. ESO, J.S.C. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The application of Kehinde Sofola (S.A.N.), on behalf of the appellant, which is relevant to these Reasons, was brought under Order 2 Rule 31 which provides for enlargement of time for the doing of anything to which the Supreme Court Rules apply. In particular learned Senior Advocate seeks an order-
"that the time within which the appellant shall prepare the Record of Appeal herein for the use of the Judges be enlarged."
This application is sequel to the application of Dr. (Mrs.) Clara Akele, who was the 2nd defendant in the trial Court, filed by her learned counsel, Miss Ayo Ogunsola, seeking an order for the striking out of the appeal of the appellant for want of prosecution.
We heard both applications on 16th September, 1985 and granted the order, sought by the appellant through her counsel, Mr. Kehinde Sofola (S.A.N.). We however reserved our reasons for granting this application till today. I now give my reasons for granting the orde…