HUSSEIN MUKHTAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The respondents as plaintiffs took out a writ of summons against the appellants as defendants of the High Court of Kwara State (court below) in suit number KWS/174/2011 seeking for the following reliefs:
(a) A declaration that the claimants are the lawful and bona fide owners of the large expanse of land totaling 48 plots of the back of Ministry of Agriculture Ilorin.
(b) A declaration that the claimants are validly entitled to the occupation and possession of the large expanse of land totaling 48 plots at the back of the Ministry of Agriculture Gbagba area Ilorin.
(c) A declaration that the entry of the defendants and their agents and privies on the claimants land without their consent amount to trespass.
(d) An order of this Hon Court compelling the defendants and their agents to remove their illegal structures from the claimant's land.
(e) The sum of Two Million Naira Only (N2,000,000.00) being general damages for trespass …