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ALHAJI HASSAN MODU GOBA v. MUSA ALGONI

(2020) JELR 87097 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/375/2017  •  19 Feb 2020  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA MUDASHIRU NASIRU ONIYANGI JCA BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO JCA

Judgement

MUDASHIRU NASIRU ONIYANGI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant, Alhaji Hassan Modu Goba, is not happy with the judgment of the High Court of Justice, Borno State delivered by Hon. Justice A. Z. Musa on the 26th day of May, 2016, where the learned trial judge in his considered judgment after a full trial concluded as follows (See page 72 of the Records of Appeal):

In view of the above, I am of humble view that the claimant acts of recent possession and ownership to the firm land at Alidawari village neigbouring from the North a bush area, from the East one Goroma, from the West a tree called Sowo by Kanuri language and from the South a bush area appears more probable in favour of the claimant.
(1) Therefore, I hereby declared that, the claimant is in title to the aforementioned farmland situated at Alidawari village neighouring from the North a bush area, from the East one Goroma, from the West a Tree called Sowo by Kanuri language and from the south a bush area.
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