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MONSURU DAVIES & ORS v. PRINCE TAJUDEEN ODOFIN & ORS

(2017) JELR 38267 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/142/2011  •  13 Jan 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an Appeal against the Ruling of the High Court Of Lagos State, Coram: H. A. O. Abiru J., (as he then was, now JCA) in Suit No. IKD/55/2007: Prince Tajudeen Odofin (For himself and on behalf of the Allottees of Odofin Housing Estate Baiyeku) V. Chief Kehinde Ogunyera and Ors delivered on 23/9/2010, in which two of the Appellants' three Applications were dismissed while the Appellants' application for striking out of the 5th Applicant's name and the 1st Respondent's Application for committal of the 1st - 4th Appellants were granted and the 2nd and 4th Appellants were consequently convicted and sentenced to 21 days imprisonment for being in contempt of the orders of the Court below.

The Appellants were thoroughly dissatisfied with the said Ruling and had promptly appealed to this Court vide their Notice of Appeal filed on 20/12/2010 on three grounds of appeal. See pages 305 - 309 of the Main Record. The Main Rec…

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