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FRANCIS OGBORO v. THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF LAGOS POLO CLUB & ANOR

(2016) JELR 37149 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/353/2014  •  22 Feb 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SIDI DAUDA BAGE JCA; JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA; YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR JCA;

Judgement

YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, J.C.A.?(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the Federal High Court?delivered on the 31st March 2014 by HON. JUSTICE SALIU SAIDU?wherein the Court below refused all the reliefs sought by the Appellant in?an originating summons seeking the determination of certain questions and reliefs upon answers to the questions.

Briefly, the Appellant a member of the 1st Respondent and was its captain. He wrote to the Nigerian Polo Federation a letter dated 18th September, 2009 calling on the National body to intervene in certain matters, particularly the attempt by the main committee of the 1st Respondent in seeking to convene an Extra ordinary General Meeting for 24th September, 2009, for the purposes of amending Clause 16F and the tenure provisions of the Lagos Polo club. The Appellant alongside 28 other members of the club later wrote the 1st Respondent on the 19th September, 2009 raising reservations on the procedure adopted for the p…

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