ABUBAKAR JEGA ABDUL-KADIR, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgement): This Appeal is against the Ruling of the Governorship and Legislative Houses election Tribunal Enugu delivered on 1st November 2007 wherein it struck out the Petitioner/Appellant's petition.
The Appellant who was the Petitioner at the lower court filed a petition at the lower Tribunal on 28th day of May 2007 challenging the declaration of the 1st Respondent as the winner of the House of assembly Election conducted by the 2nd Respondent.
The 1st Respondent was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 14th April 2007 election into the Igbo Eze North Constituency 1 Seat of Enugu State House of Assembly. The 1st Respondent contested the said election with six other candidates of (sic) other Political Parties including the Petitioner/Appellant. The 2nd Respondent, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the said election, through its officers and other adhoc staff.
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