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MADAM BISOLA ADESANYA v. MADAM MODINAT ALUBATA

(2014) JELR 36563 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/230/2008  •  28 Apr 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM JCA; CHIDI NWAOMA UWA JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA;

Judgement

MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): On the 25th February, 2008; the Ogun State High Court of Justice holden at Sagamu Coram Hon. Justice O. O. Majekodunmi (J) delivered a judgment against the Appellant. (Pages 43-47 of the records for this appeal). The Appellant was the Plaintiff at the trial Customary Court which upheld her claim. The Respondent appealed successfully to the High Court. This appeal challenges the decision of the High Court.

The parties shall hereafter be referred to simply as Appellant and Respondent respectively.

The High Court sat in its appellate jurisdiction over the judgment of the Customary Court Grade 1, Ikenne, Ogun State"

The brief facts of this case are that, the Appellant who was Plaintiff at the Customary Court Grade 1, Ikenne, Ogun State instituted this suit in a representative capacity for and on behalf of the Layi Akinola Family against the Respondent claiming the following reliefs (page 6 of the record):-

(1) A Dec…

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