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AFRIBANK (NIGERIA) LIMITED v. CALEB OWOSENI

(1994) JELR 43359 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/58/92  •  11 Jul 1994  •  Nigeria

Coram
UMARU ABDULLAHI JCA; MAHMUD MOHAMMED JCA; OKWUCHUKWU OPENE JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal as clearly manifested from the Notice of Appeal dated 17th October 1991 and filed on the same day by the appellant at the lower court is against two distinct decisions of Ilorin High Court of Kwara State presided by Ajannah J. delivered on 14th June, 1991 and 9th October 1991 respectively.

The respondent who was the plaintiff at the court below sued the appellant as defendant claiming the following reliefs:-

(1) "A declaration that the detention of the plaintiff's original copy of his customary Right of Occupancy No. 1352 by the defendant which was given to the defendant by the plaintiff at the defendant's request at Ilorin, since 1982 inspite of repeated demands made by the plaintiff to the defendant at its Branch office, Ilorin to release the said Customary Right of Occupancy to the plaintiff, is illegal.

(2) An order for the release of the said Customary Right of Occupancy No.1352 to the plaintiff by the defendant.

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