1. ABDULLAHI HARUNA 2. ABDUL O. ABDULAZIZ 3. MR. JOSEPH N. MOLEMODILE 4. ALH. SULEIMAN BABA ALI 5. MR. ADO MOSES OKINO 6. HAJIYA SALAMATU I. ATIMAH 7. ENGR. JAMES ABU 8. MR. NICHOLAS Y. UGBANE 9. MR. S.I. OCHEJA 10. ALH. MUSA ETUDAIYE 11. DR. ASANI A. IMAM 12. ALH. MUSTAFA IBN ALFA 13. MR. DAN OKOLO 14. CHIEF DAVID AHMED 15. ALH. YAHAYA OMALE 16. HON. ABDULRAMAN DANGANA 17. HON. ALHASSAN S. ADAKEKE 18. HON. ABDULMUMIN UMAR 19. HON. SANI OGU 20. HON. MICHAEL ADELEYE 21. MR. PATRICK ADABA 22. MRS. M. ADABA 23. MR. MOHAMMED AUDU 24. MRS. A. AUDU 25. HON. J.D. ABANIDA 26. MR. ADENIYI AYODELE V. 1. KOGI STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 2. SPEAKER KOGI STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 3. THE GOVERNOR OF KOGI STATE 4. KOGI STATE GOVERNMENT 5. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF KOGI STATE 6. HON. COMMISSIONER FOR ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
(2004) JELR 44969 (CA)
Court of Appeal
25 Nov 2004
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JCA;
ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA JCA;
ALBERT GBADEBO ODUYEMI JCA;
I.T. MUHAMMAD, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellants herein, as plaintiffs at the Kogi State High Court of Justice, holden initially, at Obangede and later at Okene, (the court below), took out a writ of summons. The claims endorsed in both the Writ of Summons and the Plaintiffs' Joint Statement of Claim are as follows:-
"(a) A declaration that the Plaintiffs are the Beneficial Owners of the respective properties situate in various locations in Lokoja, Kogi State, individually purchased from the 4th Defendant sometime in the Year 2000.
(b) A declaration that the respective Certificates of Occupancy granted and issued by the 3rd Defendant to each of the Plaintiffs covering their respective properties purchased from the 4th Defendant in the 2000 were properly issued, valid and subsisting.
(c) A perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants by themselves, their servants, agents, privies or any person howsoever called acting on their behalf from tampering with, revoki…