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ALHAJI MANU BODEJO v. MAIKUDI SUNKAMI

(2019) JELR 91681 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/YL/146C/2017  •  17 Oct 2019  •  Nigeria

Coram
CHIDI N. UWA. JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEAL JAMES S. ABIRIYI, JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEAL. ABDULLAHI M. BAYERO. JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEAL.

Judgement

(DELIVERED BY ABDULLAHI M. BAYERO (JCA) This is an Appeal against the Judgment of Adamawa State High Court sitting in Yola delivered on 14th March, 2017 by Waziri J in Suit number ADSE/4CA/2016. The Appellant who was the Respondent at the lower court filed a direct complaint before the Chief Magistrate that the Respondent and one Hammanjoda Julde trespassed on his farmland cutting down some trees therein. The Chief Magistrate sentenced and convicted the Respondent for the offence of trespass. On Appeal to the High Court the conviction and sentence was set aside. Dissatisfied, the Appellant sought and was granted leave to Appeal by the lower court on 16/06/2017. Notice of Appeal was filed on 5/07/2017. The Record of Appeal was compiled and transmitted on 10/08/2017. The original Appellant Brief was filed on 13/10/2017; with the leave of this court obtained on 11/03/19 it was amended. The amended Appellant Brief was filed on 25/03/2019. It was deemed filed and served on 11/04/2019. The …

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