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YUSUF DANJUMA & ANOR v. DINA A. KASHERE

(2018) JELR 38470 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/300/2017  •  18 Jul 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA; ADAMU JAURO JCA; ELFRIEDA OLUWAYEMISI WILLIAMS-DAWODU JCA;

Judgement

ADAMU JAURO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal emanated from the decision of the High Court of Justice, Gombe State in Suit No. GM/46/2006 presided over by Hon. Justice J.A. Awak delivered on the 15th May, 2017.

Before the lower Court, the appellants were the defendants, while the respondent was the plaintiff. By her statement of claim, the plaintiff/respondent claimed to have been allocated the land in dispute, by the Tangale/Waja Local Government Council in March, 1974. She averred that in 1974 without any justification the second defendant trespassed into her land and started erecting structures therein consequent upon which the plaintiff reported the matter to the Local Government Authority, and the second respondent was ordered to vacate the premises. The plaintiff averred that in 1998 the 2nd defendant went on rampage again and started building on the land in dispute, through the instrumentality of the first defendant. Plaintiff contended that she reported theā€¦

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