COURT – DUTY OF COURT – Duty of court in interpreting a statute


“There is no doubt that it is the duty of a Court of law to interpret and declare the law in accordance with the intention of the lawmaker. See: Eperokun Vs University of Lagos (1986) LPELR-1150 (SC) @ 38A: Dahiru vs The State (2018) LPELR-44497 (SC) @ 10 A-D: Marwa VS Nyako (2012) LPELR-7837 (SC) @ 171 A-C.” Per KEKERE-EKUN, JSC in APC & ORS v. ESIEC & ORS (2021-LCER-40460-SC) (Pp 36 – 36 Paras A – B).

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