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ZAMFARA STATE HOUSE OF ASS. SERVICE COMM & ORS v. GOVERNOR OF ZAMFARA STATE & ORS

(2015) JELR 33588 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/60/2013  •  21 May 2015  •  Nigeria

Coram
AHMAD OLAREWAJU BELGORE JCA; TUNDE O. AWOTOYE JCA; MUHAMMED L. SHUAIBU JCA;

Judgement

TUNDE O. AWOTOYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is the judgment in respect of the appeal against part of the decision of the High Court of Zamfara State, presided over by the Hon. Justice Bello Aliyu Gusau delivered on 21/12/2012 in suit No ZMS/GS/SS/2011.

The appellants were the plaintiffs at the lower Court. The plaintiffs commenced an action at the court below by way of originating summons to challenge the dissolution of the 1st and 9th plaintiffs/commission and the removal of 2nd-8th and 10th-12th appellants from the office as members of the 1st and 9th appellants.

After hearing the parties, the court below though found in favour of the appellants that the dissolution of the 1st and 9th appellants and the removal of 2nd to 8th and 10th-12th appellants were unconstitutional, it refused the reliefs No 9,10,12,13 and 14 for injunction and reinstatement.

Miffed by the said decision, the appellants by a notice of appeal filed on 19/1/2012 appealed challenging the decis…

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