The matter challenging the outcome of the 2016 NBA Presidential election initiated by Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN, OFR against the Incorporated Trustees Of Nigerian Bar Association & 8 Ors in Suit No: FCT/HC/CV/2364 came up for mention on the 4th October, 2017, before Hon. Justice Adeniyi of Court 20, FCT High Court, Apo.
It will be recalled that the various preliminary objections of the Defendants were dismissed by the Court in a consolidated ruling on Thursday, 8th June, 2017.
TML reports that the Plaintiff’s legal team led by J. N. Ewguonwu, SAN informed the Court that all parties had exchanged pleadings, save for the 1st and 8th Defendants.
The plaintiff’s counsel thereafter asked for a date for hearing. It is expected that the Plaintiff will open his case on the 9th and close same on the 10th of November, 2017, while the Defendants will open their defence.
The case was adjourned to two consecutive dates, 9th and 10th November, 2017, for hearing.