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MR. LATEEF BASORUN & ORS v. MR. SIKIRU MORONKEJI

(2017) JELR 37504 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/AK/143/2016  •  23 Mar 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU JCA; MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA JCA; RIDWAN MAIWADA ABDULLAHI JCA;

Judgement

UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Osun State delivered by Hon. Justice S. O. Falola on the 22nd March, 2016.

The Respondent herein as Plaintiff commenced the action at the lower Court against the 1st-4th Appellants herein as Defendants vide a Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim filed on 29th June, 2012 praying for the following reliefs:

a. A declaration that the Plaintiff is entitled to the entire parcel of land lying situate and being at Oke Pupa Area, Oba Road, Okinni.

b. An order for perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants from trespassing into the 4 plots of land lying situate and being at Oke Pupa Area, Oba Road, Okinni at land given in lieu of the money spent in the building of the family house.

c. Possession of the land in dispute by the Plaintiff.

d. The sum of N500,000.00 (Five hundred thousand Naira) general damages committed on the land by the Defendants.

The 1st4th Appella…

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