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UCHEGBULE AMADI & ORS. v. ONONIWU NNADI NWANYINKWO & ORS.

(2012) JELR 49281 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/120/86  •  1 Jun 2012  •  Nigeria

Coram
UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI JCA; MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE JCA; HARUNA M. TSAMMANI JCA;

Judgement

HARUNA M. TSAMMANI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of S. W. Chianakwalam; J of the Imo State High Court, sitting at Owerri in Suit No: HOW/146/76 delivered on the 24th day of January, 1986.

The Appellants as representatives of Umuadim and Umuroka communities took out a writ of summons against the Respondents also as representatives of Umuduru and Umuohua communities, over a piece of land situate at Uzoagba within the Owerri Judicial Division. By the Suit which was instituted on the 22/11/1976, the Appellants as Plaintiffs claimed the following reliefs:

1. Declaration of title to that piece or parcel of land known as and called "Uhu Anwutama" otherwise known as and called "Uhu Umuagwu."

2. N50,000.00 (fifty thousand naira) being general damages for trespass.

3. Possession of the said land.

4. Perpetual injunction restraining the defendants, their servants and agents from entering the said land again.

Both parties filed and tendered plan…

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