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JAMES IDAHOSA OJEMENVA & ANOR V. OMOKHODION BRIGHT EHI & ORS

(2009) JELR 33168 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/EPT/181/2008  •  7 Jul 2009  •  Nigeria

Coram
VICTOR AIMEPEMO OYELEYE OMAGE JCA; ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL JCA; CHIOMA EGONDU NWOSU-IHEME JCA;

Judgement
<p>CHIOMA EGONDU NWOSU-IHEME (Ph.D), J.C.A (Delivering the leading : ): This appeal flows from the decision of the Governorship, and Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal Edo State in which their Lordships who presided over the Petition of the Appellant dismissed his Petition. The Petitioner James Idahosa Ojemenva (Appellant herein) contested election into the Edo State House of Assembly for Esan West constituency under the platform of the Second Appellant the Action Congress against the 1st Respondent Omekhodion Bright Ehi who contested under the platform of the 2nd Respondent (PDP). At the Conclusion of the Election, the 3rd - 5th Respondents returned the 1st Respondent as elected. The result of that election was said to have been declared on the 14/4/07. </p><p> Aggrieved by the declaration, the Appellant as Petitioner in the lower tribunal commenced these proceedings on the 14th of May 2007 when he filed the Petition. Wherein he claimed, in paragraph 72 there of, the following…</p>

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