(Delivered by I. T. Muhammad, JSC)
The respondents, herein, as plaintiffs at the Federal High Court, sitting at Abuja (trial court) commenced by a writ of summons, the suit which gave rise to this appeal. Their claims were as follows:
NIKI TOBI, JSC
A. M. MUKHTAR, JSC.
(Delivering the Judgment by the Court):
On 5th April, 2007,1 struck out this case for lack of jurisdiction. I indicated that day that I will give my reason for doing so today.
By way of originating summons pursuant to Order 3 Rules 1 and 6 Supreme Court Rules 1985 (as amended) the Attorney-General of Anambra State who is plaintiff in this suit sought the following reliefs:-
(DELIVERED BY AHMAD OLAREWAJU BELGORE