SOTONYE DENTON WEST,J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Ruling/Judgment): The Appellant's exparte application is a tripod upon which the main appeal can stand and be that the case, lam obliged to consider the application before the main appeal.
The Appellant's exparte application is dated 17th of May, 2013 and filed on the 28th May, 2013 and was brought pursuant to Order 4 Rule 1, Order 6 Rule 2(1) Order 7 Rule 4, Order 18 Rule 11 of the Court of Appeal Rules, 2011 and under the inherent powers of this court.
By the application, the Appellant prayed for the following orders:
1. An order granting leave to the applicants to appeal against the judgment/ruling/final decision of the Taraba State High Court of Justice No. 1 Jalingo (copy attached as exhibit "A") delivered by Hon. Justice Josephine Y. Tuktur, the Chief Judge, on the 27th of March, 2013 over an exparte motion for leave to apply for orders of mandamus in the interest of Justice.
2. An order deeming the notice of appeal of the App…