The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed November 22 to hear the suit instituted by kayoed Bello, an expelled lawschool student, against the Council of Legal Education and the Inspector of Police.
The notice which has been served on the Respondents warns the parties that at the hearing they are required to bring all the evidence by witnesses or documents which each of them desires to rely on in support of his own case and in contradiction of that of his opponent. The proof will be required at the hearing and not on a subsequent day.
It also stated that If the parties desires to postpone the hearing he may apply to the court as soon as possible for the that purpose and if application is based on any matter of fact, he must be prepared to give proof of those facts.
In the suit Parties desirous to enforce the attendance of witnesses should apply at once to the court to issue one or more summaries for the attendance of the witnesses required.
It is indispensable that the application should be made so as to allow time for reasonable notice to the witnesses require. And If the witness is required to bring books or papers they must be particularized in the summons sufficiently to unable him to understand what is meant.
Recall that, expelled law school student, Kayode Bello initiated a legal battle against Council of Legal Education for forcefully ejecting him from his room 017, Block F, of the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja in March,2017 .
He was subsequently expelled from the school for a simple misunderstanding over sitting reservation with a colleague.
On 8th September, 2017 Justice Quadri advised Council of Legal Education and Kayode Bello to reconcile their differences and directed that “Kayode Bello be allowed to write his Bar final examination without further victimization in his own view as opinion or obiter. Kayode’s lawyers have made efforts to see that the issue is resolved as advised by Justice Quadri.