REPRESENTATION TO PARTIES. 1. K.C Muoemeka Esq. 2. Maxwell Opara Esq. 3. Leona Nwisienyi (Mrs.) Applicants 4. Chukwuma Ozougwu Esq 1. Anne C.Akwiwu (Mrs.) 2. Linda Amego (Mrs.) 3. Daniel Modozie Defendants 4. A.O. Rufai 5 . I.I Hassan Esq. JUDGMENT OF THE COURT Parties 1. The Applicant a Nigerian Citizen is a Judicial Officer within the Judiciary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (hereinafter referred to as “the Applicant”). 2. The Respondent is the Federal Republic of Nigeria (hereinafter referred to as “the Respondent”) a signatory to the ECOWAS Treaty thus a Member State of the ECOWAS. Subject Matter of the Proceedings 3. These proceedings arise from allegations of the Applicant that the Respondent violated his right to fair hearing, and freedom from torture, when they subjected him to a disciplinary process which culminated in a written warning which was widely publicised causing him great mental torture as it destroyed his integrity respect and good name and thus violated his right under Article 5 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Charter) and Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Further, the committee being incompetent violates his right to fair hearing contrary to Article 7 of the Charter. The Applicant therefore prays the Court to find the Respondent liable for the 2

Select target paragraph3