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ETHELBERT ONYEKWUO v. ATTORNEY GENERAL IMO STATE & ANOR

(2018) JELR 38530 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/31/2016  •  10 Aug 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA;

Judgement

MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Hon. Justice F. I. Duroha-Igwe, J., of the High Court of Imo State, sitting at Owerri (hereinafter referred to as learned trial judge and lower Court, respectively), delivered on the 16th day of July, 2015 in Suit No. HOW/151/2015. The appellant appealed against part of the decision of the lower Court, wherein the learned trial judge at the close of hearing, adopted the issues formulated by the applicant/appellant (hereinafter referred to as the appellant) and answered Issues A and B in the positive, but answered Issue C in the negative and thereby refused to grant the reliefs sought by the applicant/appellant (hereinafter referred to as the appellant), seeking to quash his conviction in Suit No. HOW/3C/99 and the appellants request for compensation for the breach of his fundamental rights.

The suit from where this appeal emanated was commenced by the appellant against the r…

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