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KOLAWOLE F.O-LOY ESQ. v. REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF THE NEW COVENANT CHURCH

(2017) JELR 38158 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/231/2011  •  10 Mar 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM JCA MODUPE FASANMI JCA CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JCA

Judgement


CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of Olugbemi J. of the High Court of Ogun State Ijebu-Ode in Suit No. HCJ/188/2007 delivered on the 17th day of May, 2011 wherein the learned trial Judge granted most of the reliefs claimed by the Respondent and dismissed the Appellant's counterclaim.

The facts leading to the institution of this suit is somewhat complex and need to be carefully set out for better understanding of the issues involved. The Respondent herein claims that sometime in 1999, it bought two plots of land, Plots 1 and 2 Block C Ladejobi Layout, off Ibadan Road, Ijebu-Ode from one Kehinde Ladejobi, one of the children of Chief F.A. Ladejobi the deceased original owner of the entire Layout. The Respondent claimed that the said son Kehinde Ladejobi had represented to its representative, Pastor Olatunde Owolabi that the two plots of land were his own portion of the Estate of their deceased father. ₦24,000.00 was p…

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