SUNDAY JEGEDE v. THE STATE
(2000) LPELR-8163(CA)

In The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
On Tuesday, the 21st day of March, 2000

CA/B/257/96

Before Their Lordships
SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

RAPHAEL OLUFEMI ROWLAND Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

Between
SUNDAY JEGEDE Appellant(s)
AND
THE STATE Respondent(s)

Other Citations
Jegede v. State (2001) 1 NWLR (Pt.695)623

RATIO DECIDENDI
1. EVIDENCE - CORROBORATION: Whether corroboration is required where a child's evidence is recieved
under oath

"It is also not the law that corroboration is required as a matter of law where a child whose evidence has
been received even under oath is the accuser." Per AKAAHS, J.C.A. (P. 12, paras. A-B) (...read in context)

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