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UMAR ABDULLAH v. UMAR AHMED SULEIMAN AND 5 ORS

(2011) JELR 91467 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/EP/HR/172/2011  •  21 Oct 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JCA; MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; PHILOMENA MBUA EKPE JCA;

Judgement


CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By an Election Petition dated and filed on 16th May, 2011 the 1st and 2nd Respondents (then as Petitioners) jointly claimed against the Appellant (then as 1st Respondent) as well as the 3rd to the 6th Respondents of page 7 of the record as follows:

1. AN ORDER of the Honourable Tribunal declaring the 1st Respondent not qualified to contest the elections into the Gombe State Dukku/Nafada Federal Constituency, Federal House of Representatives.

2. AN ORDER setting aside the return of the 1st Respondent as elected member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Dukku/Nafada Federal Constituency of Gombe State for non-compliance with the Electoral Act 2010.

3. AN ORDER of the Honourable Tribunal nullifying the election into the Dukku/Nafada Federal Constituency Gombe State held on 26th April 2011.

4. AN ORDER directing the 3rd - 5th Respondent to conduct a fresh election into the Dukku/Nafafa Federal Constituency, Gombeā€¦

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