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BARRISTER ORIKER JEV & ANOR v. SEKAV DZUA IYORTOM & ORS

(2015) JELR 33352 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.164/2012(R)  •  27 Feb 2015  •  Nigeria

Coram
MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC; WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC; JOHN AFOLABI FABIYI JSC; SULEIMAN GALADIMA JSC; OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JSC; KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS JSC; JOHN INYANG OKORO JSC;

Judgement

JOHN INYANG OKORO, JSC (Delivering the Lead Ruling): This ruling is on a motion on Notice brought by the 1st Respondent/Applicant praying this court for the following orders:

"1. AN ORDER of the Honourable court to amend, correct and/or set aside the consequential order made by this Honourable court in its judgment of 30th May, 2014 pursuant to the provisions of Section 141 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) to wit: that the 1st Respondent/Applicant stand for a fresh election with other candidates for the Buruku Federal Constituency of Benue State.

2. AN ORDER directing that the 1st Respondent/Applicant be immediately issued with the certificate of Return by the 2nd Respondent and sworn in as a member of the House of Representatives.

3. AN FOR SUCH FURTHER ORDER OR ORDERS as this Honourable court may deem fit to make in the circumstances."

The grounds upon which the application is predicated are set out in the motion paper numbered 1-10 as follows:

1. This Honourable Court, on 30th May…

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