Former Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed the ruling of a Lagos Superior Courtroom which struck out his accommodate against the Condition Home of Assembly.
The Residence is probing Ambode over the procurement of 820 buses all through his tenure.
In his detect of attraction filed by his counsel, Tayo Oyetibo, SAN, before the Lagos division of the Courtroom of Enchantment, Ambode prayed the appellate court docket to return the situation to the Substantial Courtroom.
He is asking that Main Choose reassign his fit to an additional judge of the Significant Court docket for demo.
Respondents are the Point out House of Assembly, its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa and the Dwelling Clerk, Mr. A. A. Sanni and Fatai Mojeed, the Chairman of the Advert-hoc Committee established up to probe the buses procurement.
On the grounds of appeal, Ambode argued that the court docket erred in regulation when it held that the suit he filed was not mature.
He claimed any individual who assumes that his appropriate is remaining infringed on or likely to be infringed has the correct to invoke the jurisdiction of the courtroom to search for legal security, which the court docket has a obligation to entertain.
Ambode argued additional that the court down below erred in law when it held that Section 36 (1) of the 1999 constitution does not utilize to the physical exercise of the powers of the defendants beneath Area 128 of the structure.
He argued that Portion 128 (1) of the Structure offers that the work out of the powers of the Residence of Assembly is topic to the provisions of the 1999 constitution.
Ambode submitted that the trial court erred in law when it held that the Claimant motion does not disclose a affordable lead to of action.
He insisted that the demo judge erred in regulation when it held that the defendant’s objection was adequately taken with out the defendants filing a assertion of defence.