PAUL ADAMU GALINJE, JCA (Delivered the Leading Ruling): By a motion on notice dated and filed on the 24th of November 2009, the Applicant herein seeks for extension of time within which to seek leave to appeal, leave to appeal and extension of time to appeal against the ruling of the FCT High Court, delivered on the 2nd April 2009 by Dodo J. In support of the said motion is a three paragraphs affidavit.
A further and better affidavit of six paragraphs was also filed by the Applicant on the 18th January 2010 in reaction to the Respondents' Counter Affidavit of sixteen paragraphs dated and filed on the 15th January 2010.
Parties were ordered to file written addresses which were adopted by their respective counsel when this application came up for hearing on the 14th October 2010. The Applicant's written address dated 27th of April 2010 and filed on the 28th April 2010 is argued under one issue which reads thus:-
"Whether the Appellant/Applicant has met and satisfied the criteria for the…