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MR. AJIBOLA ADEROJU & ORS v. KAMKA OLALERE

(2014) JELR 36191 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/310/2009  •  9 Jul 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
M.B. DONGBAN - MENSEM JCA; MUDASHIRU N. ONIYANGI JCA; NONYEREM OKORONKWO JCA;

Judgement

MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM, J.C.A: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Oyo State High Court, coram Hon. Justice M. E. Oladehinde delivered on 30th March, 2006. The judgment was entered in favour of the plaintiff and against the Defendants. The Defendants are the Appellants in this appeal while the Plaintiff is the Respondent and will respectively be referred to simply as the Appellants and the Respondent in this appeal.

The Respondent contends that he bought the land in dispute located at Eleni Ogbagba village Area Akobo, Via Olorunda road, Ibadan from one Mr. Oyebamiji Alagbe who in turn had earlier bought a parcel of land including the land in dispute from the 2nd Appellant.

The Respondent maintains that he possessed the necessary title documents on the land such as right of occupancy since 1988. That he had a building structure thereon which had reached the lintel level in 2002 before the 1st Appellant started trespassing on the land…

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