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AYUWE LONGE v. ALICE ADEYEBI AJAKAIYE

(1962) JELR 91536 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  FSC. 372/1961  •  12 Nov 1962  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADEMOLA, CHIEF JUSTICE, NIGERIA ONYEAMA, JUSTICE OF THE FEDERATION TAYLOR, JUSTICE OF THE FEDERATION

Judgement

TAYLOR, F.J

The plaintiff, Alice Adeyebi Ajakaiye, sued the defendant, Ayuwe Longe, in the Ilesha Lands and Civil Court, claiming the following:-The plaintiff is claiming from the defendant the possession of a land at Ifofin on which the defendant has put up her own building, being the parentage land of the plaintiff and,

(ii) An injunction to restrain the defendant from occupying the house henceforth.

The plaintiff’s case was dismissed, the Court holding that:-

The road path to Atakunmosa shrine is agreed to as the boundary between the land of plaintiff’s father and that of defendant.

At the hearing of the appeal before us, the exhibits used in the Courts below were not available, but by consent it was agreed that plan No. GB 1420, produced from the custody of Counsel for the respondent, was a copy of the plan used in the said Courts. It was further agreed that the blue dotted line beginning at a point midway between the two houses shown H.21 and H.21B and proceeding in a northerly direct…

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