Ibrahim Sorie Koroma v The Chief Electoral Commissioner (Sup ct Misc App ) [2018] SLSC 3 (26 March 2018);

 

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SIERRA LEONE (SUPERVISORY JURISDICTION)

IN THE MATTER OF SECTION 125 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SIERRA LE ONE, 1991

IN THE MATTER OF THE UNDERMENTIONED MATTER IN THE HIGH COURT OF SIERRA LEONE, TO WI T:

EP 3/18                                         2018                             K NO.       1 IN THE HIGH COURT OF SIERRA LEONE

GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION BE TWEEN :

 

IBRAHIM SORIE KOROMA AND

THE CHIEF ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER NATIONAL  ELECTORAL  COMMISSION
 

- PLAINTIFF

 

 

- DEFENDANTS

 

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL & MINISTER OF JUSTICE

 

IN THE MATTER OF ORDER 52 OF THE HIGH COURT RULES , 2007

 

IN THE MATTER OF RULE 98 OF THE SUPREME COURT RULES , 1982 -

STATUTORY INSTRUMENT NO. 1 OF 1982

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE RULING OF THE HON JUSTICE ABDUL RAHMAN MANSARAY  DATED THE 24TH MARCH , 2018

IN THE MATTER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE INTERIM ORDER OF THE HON JUSTICE ABDUL RAHMAN MANSARAY DATED 24TH MARCH , 2018

 

 

BE TWEEN :

 

T

THE CHIEF ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER       - 15

 

APPPLICANT

 

NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION            - 2ND APPLICANT AND

IBRAHIM SORIE KOROMA                                   -    RESPONDENT

 

 

 

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PRESIDING  JUSTICE

 

This Application dated the  26t h day of March, 2018 filed on behalf  of  the Applicants herein, having come up for hearing today before The Honourable Mr Justice N C Br owne-Mar ke, Justice of the Supreme Court; The Honourable Mr Justice EE Roberts, Justice of the Supreme Court , and The Hon Ms Justice Glenna Thompson , Justice of the Supreme Court , in the presence of Drucil E Taylor, esq and J E Kapuwa esq, of Counsel for the Applicants herein; and of Lansana Dumbuya esq and Adewale Showers esq, of Counsel for the Respondent r espectivel y;

I t::iEREBY CERTIFY that the following Order was made:

 

UPON HEARING DRUCIL E TAYLOR SQ of Counsel for the Applicant s, the Chief Electoral Commissioner and the National Electoral Commission r especti vely; and LANSANA DUMBUYA ESQ of  Counsel for  the  Responden;t

 

IT IS THIS ORDERED that the date requested by the Applicants, i.e. Saturday 3s1t March, 2018 be the date fixed for the run-off Presidential Election PURSUANT  TO Section 42(2)(f) of  the Constitution  of  Sierra Leone, 1991; and in

view of the Order restraining the holding of  the  same made by The Hon Mr  Justice  A R Ma nsar ay, High Court Judge, on Saturday 24th March, 2018 which said Order was discharged by the Learned Judge earlier today, Monday 26th March, 2018.

 

 

 

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THE SEAL OF THE COURT this                                                                                                                        y of March, 2018.