AUGIE, JCA (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The applicants are praying this court for the following:
AN ORDER extending the time within which the applicants may seek leave to appeal against the judgment of the High
Court of Justice, Ondo State delivered on 3rd April, 1998 in its appellate jurisdiction.
AN ORDER of court granting leave to appeal against the said judgment.
AN ORDER of court granting the applicants extension of time within which to appeal by filing notice of appeal. AN ORDER deeming the notice of appeal dated 26th April, 1998 and filed on 27th April, 1998 as having been properly filed and served.
AN ORDER deeming the appellants’ brief of argument filed and served in this appeal as having been properly filed and served.
The 5th leg of the motion is however struck out having been withdrawn on the application of Mrs. Olufunke Akinsode, learned counsel for the applicants. The grounds upon which the application is based are as follows:-
(1) The lower court delivered its said judgment…