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(2022) JELR 109949 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/AW/677/2018  •  3 Jun 2022  •  Nigeria

Chioma Egondu Nwosu-Iheme Frederick Oziakpono Oho Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud


PATRICIA AJUMA MAHMOUD, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal originated from the judgment of T.U. Oguji of the High Court of Anambra State sitting in Awka delivered on 7th March 2018. By Paragraph 18 of the Further Amended Statement of Claim, the Plaintiffs sought a number of reliefs against the Defendant. The gist of the Plaintiffs’ case at the lower Court is that the land now in dispute comprising the site of the College of Education at Awka, more particularly described in the Deed of Conveyance dated 28th day of September 1979 and executed between Chukwuma Anueyiagu and others including all the Plaintiffs herein on the one part and Colonel Datti Sadiq Abubakar, Military Administrator of Anambra State for and on behalf of the said Anambra State Government of the other part. The land now in dispute originally belonged to the Plaintiffs but was by a Deed of Conveyance transferred to the Defendant for the development and management of the Awka College of Education. 


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