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IKEMEFUNA ACHEBE & ORS v. MR. TOBECHUKWU ACHEBE

(2016) JELR 33240 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/134/2007  •  15 Dec 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA; TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU JCA; RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU JCA;

Judgement

TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment):This is a composite appeal against the judgment of the Anambra State High Court of justice, holden at Onitsha, delivered on 16th October, 2006. The 1st and 2nd appellants herein were the 1st and 5th defendants respectively, at the trial Court. Their own appeal is vide the extant amended notice and grounds of appeal dated and filed on 22nd June, 2015 but deemed by this Court as properly filed on 14th April, 2016. There are seven (07) grounds of appeal contained therein.

The 3rd appellant herein, who with leave of this Court sought and obtained, filed a separate notice and grounds of appeal against the same judgment aforesaid, was the 6th defendant at the trial Court. His notice and grounds of appeal dated 31st April, 2010 and filed on 7th December, 2010, was deemed as properly filed by this Court on 24th November, 2010. It contains three (3) grounds of appeal.

The suit was commenced on the 20th day of December, 2004 by the respo…

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