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CHIEF A. O. ADEOSUN & ORS v. MR. GBOLAHAN LANIYONU

(2017) JELR 38061 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/100/2013  •  19 May 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM JCA; MODUPE FASANMI JCA; CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JCA;

Judgement

CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Oyo State Ibadan delivered on the 25th day of January, 2012 in Suit No: I/408/1999 Coram Olaifa J. wherein the claims of the Appellants were dismissed. The Appellants who were the 1st 4th Claimants at the lower Court commenced this suit for themselves and on behalf of Ode-Olo Market Traders Association against the Respondent as defendant by a writ of summons dated 11th day of June, 1999 signed by Akin Aiyedun and Co claiming as follows:

1. Declaration of entitlement to the issuance of Statutory Right of Occupancy of the pieces or/and parcel of land situate at Ode-Olo, Ibadan more particularly known as Ode-Olo Market, Ibadan.

2. The sum of Ten Million (N10 Million) being special and general damages for trespass committed by the Defendant on the said piece of land on 5/3/99 which trespass still continues.

3. Perpetual injunction restraining the defendant, his servan…

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