ACTION – DECLARATORY RELIEF(S) – What a party who seeks a declaratory relief must show


“What is required for the Court to exercise its discretion to grant or refuse a declaratory relief is that the applicants or claimants must establish their legal right to the subject matter of the claim. The appellants had shown the interest they sought to protect See: Ayida Vs Town Planning Authority & Anor. (2013) 10 NWLR (Pt. 1362) 226; Chukwumah vs Shell Petroleum (1993) 4 NWLR (Pt. 259) 512; Inakoju vs Adeleke (2007) 4 NWLR (Pt. 1025) 423.” Per KEKERE-EKUN, JSC in APC & ORS v. ESIEC & ORS (2021-LCER-40460-SC) (Pp 42 – 42 Paras D – F).

Add to LawKit (0)