OLABODE ABIMBOLA ADEGBEHINGBE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The application, which is the subject of this Ruling, was argued before this Court, on 20/09/2021. Chief M. A. Wodi argued the application, on behalf of the appellants/applicants. On 12/07/2021, when the appeal was called, J. N. Ejekwu Esq. appeared for the respondents and he was present when the argument of the application was adjourned to 20/09/2021. The respondents' counsel was inexplicably absent from Court, on 20/09/2021, Thus, this Court proceeded with the argument of the application, which is to be decided in this Ruling, as scheduled, in the absence of the respondents.
Chief Wodi, for the appellants/applicants, identified the processes necessary for the argument and determination of the application, as follows:
a. Motion filed on 19/06/2020.
b. Counter-affidavit of 26/06/2020.
c. Further- affidavit of 12/11/2020.
d. Written address filed by the appellants/applicants on 12/02/2021.
e. Written address filed by the res…