JEAN OMOKRI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Hon. Justice Michael Edem of the High Court of Cross River State, in Suit No. C/96/77 delivered on 6/3/2003, wherein the court granted all the claims of the respondents.
The respondents herein, as plaintiffs in the court below, instituted the suit leading to this appeal on 18/8/77 against the appellants, who were the defendants, in a representative capacity, claiming in paragraph 19 (a)-(d) of the further amended statement of claim, at page 91 of the records, as follows:
(a) A declaration that all that property lying and situate at No. 141 Goldie Street, Calabar, and bounded in the North by Akim Qua Land, in the South by Goldie Street, Calabar in the West by Effiong land and in the East by Eta Egbor Street, Calabar is the family property of Chief Paul Awo Nki (Deceased) absolutely.
(b) Cancellation of any agreement entered into between the Defendants and any person whomsoever in respect o…