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MAJOR ABU v. ALHAJI TIJANI AHMED

(2017) JELR 37498 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/458/2013  •  15 May 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO JCA; OLUDOTUN ADEBOLA ADEFOPE-OKOJIE JCA; AMINA AUDI WAMBAI JCA;

Judgement

OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is in respect of the Judgment of the Kaduna State High Court Coram Hon Justice B. Mohammed in a land matter. The Respondent in this appeal Alhaji Tijjani Ahmed was the plaintiff in the lower Court. The Respondents case in the lower Court in summary is that following the rationalization of Federal Government plots throughout Nigeria, one Lawal Augie applied to the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Abuja for a plot of land at Ethiopia crescent, Kaduna North. The application was made on the 26th of February, 2003. Following that application, an offer of a lease of plot No 6.1 Ethiopia Crescent, Kaduna North was made to the said Lawal Augie by the Land Use and Allocation Committee of Federal Ministry of Works on the 10th of April, 2003. Lawal Augie accepted the offer, paid the required consideration and was issued a Government Treasury Receipt for the payment of the allocated land. The land in question…

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