AHMAD OLAREWAJU BELGORE, J.C.A. ( Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant herein filed a civil action, as a plaintiff, at the Federal High Court, Sokoto against three defendants who are now the Respondents claiming the following reliefs :-
"1. A declaration that the substitution of the plaintiff with the 1st Defendant by the 2nd Defendant as its candidate for the election into the Tambuwal/Kebbe Federal Constituency of Sokoto State for the April 2007 election is unlawful, wrongful, illegal, null and void.
2 A declaration that the substitution or replacement of the Plaintiff by the 3rd Defendant on a letter of substitution from the 2nd Defendant for the Tambuwal/Kebbe Federal Constitution of Sokoto State for the April 2007 election is unlawful, wrongful, illegal, null and void.
3. A declaration that the return and declaration of the 1st Defendant as duly elected member representing Tambuwal/Kebbe Federal Constituency in Sokoto state is unlawful, wrongful, illegal, null and void…