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CHRISTOPHER CHIBUZOR UMEANIA v. UNIVERSITY OF UYO & ORS

(2013) JELR 35394 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/C/139/2013  •  2 Dec 2013  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA; ONYEKACHI A. OTISI JCA; UZO I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU JCA;

Judgement

UZO I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo delivered on 18th May, 2013 dismissing the suit No. FHC/UY/CS/72/2012.

The Appellant was the Applicant in that suit. The Appellant claimed against the Respondent as defendant by a motion on notice filed on 13th October, 2012 for the enforcement of the Fundamental Rights of the Applicant in terms of the Reliefs set out in paragraph 2 of the statement accompanying the Application to wit.

(a) DECLARATION that the rustication of the Applicant by the 1st-3rd Respondents vide the Respondents letter with Ref. UV/REG/DAA/SNT/VOL. 11/14 DATED Jan. 24, 2002 without fair hearing and further by the 1st - 3rd Respondents letters dated 16th September, 2008 and 27th November, 2008 in defiance of Judicial proceedings is an infraction of the Applicant's constitutional rights to fair hearing, presumption of innocence, personal liberty, free movement and freedo…

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