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MR. BABATUNDE HARDING & ANOR v. THE ADMINISTRATOR GENERAL AND PUBLIC TRUSTEE OF LAGOS STATE & ANOR

(2016) JELR 36825 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/1204/2011  •  30 Sep 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
UZO I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU JCA; YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA;

Judgement

BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Lagos State High Court sitting in the Ikeja Judicial Division in suit No. ID/655m/2009: Mr. Babatunde Harding and Anor V. The Administrator General and Public Trustee of Lagos State and Anor delivered on 17/6/2011 by Y, A. Adesanya J. in which the reliefs sought by the Appellants as Claimants against the Respondents were refused and dismissed.

The Appellants who were thoroughly dissatisfied with the said judgment had promptly appealed against the said judgment vide a Notice of Appeal filed on 18/7/2011 on four Grounds of Appeal. The Record of Appeal was transmitted to this Court on 2/11/2011 but deemed duly transmitted on 5/2/2013. The Appellants' brief was filed on 14/8/2013 but deemed duly filed on 23/2/2016. The 1st Respondent's brief was filed on 13/9/2013 but deemed duly filed on 23/2/2016. The 2nd Respondent, though duly served with the processes in this appeal did …

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