CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): In the application filed on 9th February, 2016, the learned Counsel to the Applicant J. S. Muhammad prayed for the following orders before this Court:
"1. AN ORDER extending the time within (sic) the Respondent/Applicant can Cross-Appeal against the judgment of the Kwara State High Court, Appellate Session, Ilorin Division in Suit No: KWS/3A/20l3 delivered by Honourable Justices A. O. Bamigbola, C.J. (As he then was), S. D. Kawu J. (As he then was) and M. A. Folayan J. on 24h day of September, 2014.
2. AN ORDER deeming the Notice of Cross-Appeal of the Respondent filed contemporaneously with this application as properly filed and served.
3. AN ORDER allowing the Respondent/applicant to rely on the existing Record of Appeal in the main Appeal to prosecute the Cross-Appeal.
AND for such further orders(s) as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances."
The grounds for the Application were as follows:
"1. The Respondent…