ECW/CCJ/JUD/01/08 Odafe Oserada v. ECOWAS Council of Ministers Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS Friday, 16 May 2008 Between Odafe Oserada: Applicant Represented by Kolawole O. O. James (Appearing in Court) And 1. ECOWAS Council of Ministers: 1st Defendant 2. ECOWAS Parliament: 2nd Defendant 3. ECOWAS Commission: 3rd Defendant (Absent from Court) Before their Lordships 1. Hon. Justice Aminata Malle-Sanogo - Presiding 2. Hon. Justice Awa Nana Daboya - Member 3. Hon. Justice El Mansour Tall - Member Assisted by Tony Anene-Maidoh Esq. Chief Registrar Judgment of the Court 1. The Applicant, Odafe Oserada Esq., a lawyer by profession, is a Community citizen of Nigerian nationality. The 1st Defendant, the Council of Ministers, the 2nd Defendant, the Community Parliament, and the 3rd Defendant, the ECOWAS Commission, are all Institutions of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). 2. The Applicant, whose address is at Chicken House Estate, Plot 472, Djibouti Close, Off Adetokumbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria, is represented by Kolawole O. O. James, who appeared in 1

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