17.CHAIRMAN, AUTHORITY OF HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT, ECOWAS COMPOSITION OF THE COURT HON. JUSTICE EDWARD AMOAKO ASANTE - PRESIDING HON. JUSTICE KEIKURA BANGURA - MEMBER HON. JUSTICE JANUARIA T. S. MOREIRA COSTA - MEMBER ASSISTED BY TONY ANENE-MAIDOH - CHIEF REGISTRAR JUDGMENT PARTIES The Applicant is a Nigerian citizen with dual Nigerian/British citizenship and as such a citizen of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The 1st Respondent is the government of the Republic of Ghana, a Member State of the ECOWAS and the Defendant in Suit No. ECW/CCJ/APP/01/13- Mr. Chude Mba V. Republic of Ghana. The 2nd-15th Respondents are other Member States of the ECOWAS while the 16th Respondent is an appointee of the 17th Respondent who presides over the affairs of the ECOWAS Commission, the Executive arm of the Community. The 17th Respondent is the Chairman of the highest organ of ECOWAS, the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS. For convenience of reference the parties hereinafter shall be referred to as the Plaintiff and Defendants. 2

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