Judgment was reserved after parties adopted their argument. The President, Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation filed a memorandum of conditional appearance. The defendants contend in their argument in opposition to the Plaintiff’s Originating Summons that the establishment of offices of Ministers of the Government of the federation is a discretionary power vested on the President., and that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is constitutionally empowered to exercise his discretion in the designation of portfolios and offices to his ministers. T he defendants further argued that the Plaintiff’s suit is speculative, hypothetical, academic and an abuse of court process.]]>

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