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MR. PAUL OKAFOR & ORS v. OBI VICTOR NTOKA & ORS

(2017) JELR 37828 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/380/2012  •  10 Mar 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU JCA; RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU JCA; MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF JCA;

Judgement

HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of Hon. Justice V.N. Umeh of the Anambra State High Court delivered on 7/6/12. The facts that led to this appeal are as follows:-

The Appellants filed an application under the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules 2009 against the Respondents seeking the following reliefs:-

1) A declaration that the incessant intimidation, harassment and threat to life of the applicants by the agents of the 1st to 5th Respondents and particularly false accusation or allegation by the Respondents is wrongful, illegal, unconstitutional as it grossly violates the applicants fundamental rights guaranteed by Sections 37, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Articles 5, 6 and 14 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Cap 10 Laws of the Federation 1990.

2) An Order of perpetual injunction restraining the Respondents …

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