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HAASTRUP ADEWALE OLATUNJI V. GBEDE ADEREMI WAHEED & ORS.

(2010) JELR 33759 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/EPT/FH/33/08  •  10 Mar 2010  •  Nigeria

Coram
STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA JCA; CHIDI NWAOMA UWA JCA; MODUPE FASANMI JCA;

Judgement

DELIVERED BY MODUPE FASANMI, J.C.A.: This is an appeal against the ruling and judgment of the National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Ibadan Oyo State of Nigeria delivered on the 4th of October, 2007 and 13th December, 2007 respectively.

The brief facts are that the Appellant contested the Ibadan North Federal Constituency election into the House of Representatives held on 28th April 07. The 1st Respondent was declared winner by the 2nd Respondent. The Appellant being dissatisfied with the declaration of the 1st Respondent as the winner of the election filed a petition at the National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State of Nigeria. The Election Tribunal concluded that the Petitioner had failed to prove his petition. It dismissed the petition and affirmed that the certificate from the Arabic and Islamic Training School that is Exhibit 1st RE7 shows that the 1st Respondent was educated up to the Senior Secondary School, the certificate being a testimonial of a…

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