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NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA v. ESTHER BOSE ADESINA

(2016) JELR 36868 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/398/2010  •  16 Jun 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
HAMMA AKAWU BARKA JCA; MUDASHIRU NASIRU ONIYANGI JCA; UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU JCA;

Judgement

UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting at Asaba, Coram Judice: Buba, J. in Suit No. FHC/ASB/CS/47/2009: MRS ESTHER BOSE ADESINA v. NURSING and MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA delivered on 5th day of August 2010. The facts of this case are simple and straightforward.

The Respondent herein, who was the Applicant at the Lower Court, is a Nurse and Midwife. She qualified as a Nurse in the name of KEHINDE YEKINI. She was duly licensed as a Nurse by the Appellant. Subsequently, the Respondent furthered her studies and qualified as a Midwife. At the time she qualified as a Midwife she now bore the names ESTHER BOSE ADESINA. The Appellant duly licensed her as a Midwife in the said name of ESTHER BOSE ADESINA. The change in the Respondents name was occasioned as a result of her marriage and having become a Christian. The Respondent duly gave the Appellant notice of the change of name and also paid …

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