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CHUKWUDI OKOLI ACHU v. CHIEF (DR.) PAUL OKONKWO (MFR)

(2016) JELR 36779 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/198/2012  •  28 Apr 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU JCA; RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU JCA;

Judgement

TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant and one Uchenna Nwankwo Onwuneme were involved in an exchange arrangement with one Andrew with respect to a certain plot of land upon which the Osisi-Oguagbaka family members had lived, died and were buried. The appellant and Uchenna Nwankwo Onwuneme were sued by one Chief Oliver Okeke and Andrew Nwankwo for themselves and on behalf of Osisi-Oguagbaka family of Ozalla Isuofia, at the High Court of Justice of Anambra State, holden at Ekwulobia, in order to invalidate the said transaction between the appellant; Uchenna Nwankwo Onwuneme and one Andrew aforementioned. During the pendency of that suit, the appellant wrote a letter dated 4th June, 2008 which he addressed to Ozalla Village Union Isuofia, Aguata Local Goverment Area. The said letter was titled to wit: ?PLEASE HELP ME BEG CHIEF PAUL OKONKWO (OJI) TO LET ME AND UCHENNA NWANKWO ONWUNEME LIVE IN PEACE LIKE HIM?.

?The said letter was circulated and published…

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