M.B. DONGBAN-MENSEM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Judgment of Hon. Justice M. L. Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, holden at Eruwa Judicial Division, delivered on the 20th day of January, 2011 was against the 1st - 7th Appellants and 3rd - 5th Respondents as Defendants and in favour of the 1st and 2nd Respondents as Plaintiffs. In this judgment the parties will simply be referred to as Appellants and Respondents as reflected in the names of the parties in this appeal.
It is necessary to state that the 5th Respondent filed no brief though dully served with the processes and notices of hearing.
This appeal is therefore determined on the brief of the Appellants, the 1st and 2nd, and the 3rd and 4th Respondents' briefs respectively.
The facts of this appeal are rooted in the suit of the 1st and 2nd Respondents as the Plaintiffs taken out at the High Court as noted above. The Respondents sought eight reliefs, the details of which were eventually conveyed in a Consequen…