CONSTITUTIONAL LAW – SUPREMACY OF THE CONSTITUTION – Nature and effect of the supremacy of the Constitution


“By the provision of Section 1 of the 1999 Constitution, the Constitution is supreme and its provisions shall have binding force on all authorities and persons throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria. If any other law is inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution, the Constitution shall prevail and that other law shall to the extent of the inconsistency be void. See Cadbury (Nig) Plc v FBIR (2010) 2 NWLR (pt. 1179) 561, Governor of Ekiti State v Olubunmo (2017) 3 NWLR (pt.1551)1.” Per JOHN INYANG OKORO, JSC In NWOKEDI v. ANAMBRA STATE GOVT & ANOR (2022-LCER-46521-SC) (Pp 38 – 39; Paras E – A)

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