AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The 1st Appellant and 1st Respondent were candidates of the PDP and ANPP at the Kaduna State House of Assembly Election that took place on the 14th day of April, 2007 and aggrieved by the declaration of the 1st Respondent as the duly elected Member representing Doka Gabasawa Constituency, the Appellants filed a Petition at the Kaduna State National Assembly, Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as the Tribunal), wherein they prayed for the following orders -
1. A declaration that the 1st Respondent was not qualified and/or was disqualified from contesting the said election and was unlawfully and unconstitutionally declared or returned.
2. That it may be determined that the 1st Respondent was not duly elected and that his election is null and void and be so nullified.
3. A declaration that the election conducted on the 14th day of April, 2007 in respect of (Ungwar Rimi, Kabal…