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EHIGIE EDOBOR UZAMERE v. PHARM. MATTHEW AISAGBONRIDON URHOGHIDE & ORS

(2009) JELR 41941 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/EPT/260/2008 (CONSOLIDATE  •  3 Jun 2009  •  Nigeria

Coram
HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU JCA; ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL JCA; CHIOMA EGONDU NWOSU-IHEME JCA;

Judgement

ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL, J. C. A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): These appeals arose from the Judgment of the Governorship and National Assembly Elections, Petitions Tribunal of Edo State, (Lower Tribunal, Lower Court) delivered on the 26/6/08.

Elections were held on the 21st day of April, 2007 for the office of the Senator to represent Edo South Senatorial District of the National Assembly. The Appellant Ehigie Edobor Uzamere (in appeal No. CAIB/EPT/260/2008) contested that election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while the 1st Respondent Matthew Aisagbonridon Urhoghide was the candidate of the Action Congress (A.C.) 2nd Respondent in this Appeal.

At the conclusion of that election where a total of seven candidates contested, the Appellant was returned as elected with 328,607 votes, while the 1st Respondent Polled 34,013 votes. The Petition was fought on the Amended Petition of 20 paragraphs (see pages 249-262 of the record. The Petition generally alleged…

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