JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Respondent herein, Alhaji Ibrahim A. Kareem, instituted an action at the Customary Court, Emure Ekiti, Ekiti State against the Appellant, Mr. Michael Agbekoni and one other penson seeking the following reliefs:
1. A DECLARATION that the Late Giwa Agbekoni family is made up for three (3) sections represented by (1) Michael, Agbekoni (2) Alhaji Ibrahim (3) Olaniyi Ogbaji.
2. A DECLARATION that the three sections of the family as set out above are entitled to inherit the properties left behind by the Late Giwa Agbekoni.
3. An ORDER OF PARTITION of the cocoa plantation left behind by the Late Giwa Agbekoni between the three (3) sections of the family viz: (1) Michael Agbekoni (2) Alhaji Ibrahim A. Kareem and (3) Olaniyi Ogbaji.
The cocoa plantation mentioned above is situate, lying and being, at Oke-Egan Farm, Eporo Ekiti and is bounded as follows:-
On the first side by Pa Dare Cocoa Plantation
On the second side by Pa…