ALHAJI TSOHO DAN AMALE V SOKOTO LOCAL GOVERNMENT & ORS

SUBJECT MATTER

DISCLOSURE OF BREACH OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT

DETERMINATION OF NATURE OF SUIT

RAISING THE POINT OF SUO MOTO

It is the law that a court should not raise a point suo motu, no matter how clear it may appear to be, and proceed to resolve same without inviting the parties or their counsel to address the court on the point. This is to avoid a breach of parties’ right to fair hearing” Per J.A Fabiyi JSC

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