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GBADEBO & ANOR v. OYENITUN & ORS

(2021) JELR 106874 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/IB/401/2013  •  12 Feb 2021  •  Nigeria

Coram
JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, JCA HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI, JCA FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, JCA

Judgement

HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Ogun State High Court of Justice, delivered by A. A. Akinyemi, J on the 25th day of June, 2012 in Suit No: HCT/297/2011.

By an Originating Summons filed on the 24/08/2011, the 1st and 2nd Respondents herein, as Claimants sought the Court below, to determine the following questions:

​1. Whether it is lawful and proper for the 1st Defendant to exercise powers of a Prescribed Authority with respect to the Baaleship stool of Oyero Village in Ijoko-Ota, Ogun State after the Prescribed Authorities (Delegation of Powers) Notice, 1980 (OGSLN 37) of 1980 had been issued, having regard to the provisions of the Chiefs Law, Cap. 20, Laws of Ogun State, 1978 and Prescribed Authorities (Appointment and Delegation of Powers Revocation Notice, 1980 (OGSLN 27) of 1980).
2. Whether having regard to the provisions of (1) the Prescribed Authorities (Delegation of Powers) Notice, 1980 (OGSLN 37) of 1980…

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