DENTON-WEST JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is a case wherein the plaintiffs in the lower court namely:-
Mrs. F. O. Apatira A
Chief R. O. Umeh
(sued for themselves and other allottees of land by the 1st defendant in the name of Balogun Progressive Traders).
They sued the defendants with diverse interests in the matter in the lower court who are now respondents with exception of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th defendants who in this appeal now beingconsidered are no longer defendants/respondents or parties their names havingbeen struck out as respondents from this appeal on 22nd day of September, 1999, by an order of this court.
Therefore the only defendants/respondents to the appeal filed by all the plaintiffs/appellantsare 1st respondent - Lagos Island Local Government Council, 5th respondent - New Nigerian Bank Ltd, 6th respondent - The Attorney-General of Lagos State and the 11th respondent Mr. M. O. Nwandu.