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(2021) JELR 109270 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/AS/81/2021  •  14 Jul 2021  •  Nigeria

Mohammed Ambi-Usi Danjuma, JCA Joseph Eyo Ekanem, JCA Abimbola Osarugue Obaseki-Adejumo, JCA


MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellants herein, as Plaintiffs, by an Amended Originating Writ of Summons filed on the 11th day of March, 2016 sought per suit No. FHC/ASB/CS/41/2015 instituted at the Delta State High Court, at the Asaba Judicial Division thereat the determination of the following questions:

1. WHETHER by the express and combined construction and interpretation of the Provisions of Sections 6, 36, 91, 112 of the 1999 Constitution, and other enabling laws in that behalf, the Defendant has the power and/or discretion to suppress the existing Ika North East State Constituency II with Constituency Code No. SC/14/DT in the Delta State House of Assembly lawfully created and approved by the National Assembly (as contained in the NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION DELTA STATE Voters and candidates Education Know Your Senatorial Districts, Federal and State Constituencies and Electoral Wards in Delta State and the list of Honourable Members…

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