OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Enugu State holden at Oji River (hereinafter referred to as the trial Court) per Hon. Justice L.O. Okereke delivered on 3rd of March, 2015 in Suit No. HOR/9D/2012.
At the trial Court, the Appellant was the petitioner through her Attorneys, David Nebuwa and Uchenna Nebuwa, her sons. While the Respondent was also respondent thereat. The Appellant took a petition for the nullity of the marriage of the Respondent to Dr. John Ikechukwu Nebuwa, the Appellant's deceased husband and sought against the Respondent the following reliefs to wit:
(i) A decree annulling the void marriage purported to have been contracted on 31/7/2010 between late Dr. Ikechukwu John Nebuwa and Ozougwu Nnenna Dominica same void ab initio and cancelling Marriage Certificate No: 13715 issued on 31/7/2010 in respect of the purported marriage.
(ii) An Order that Ozougwu Dominica Nnenna who also goes b…