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IKOYA PROPERTIES v. MR. SEYI SOWEMIMO, SAN & ORS

(2016) JELR 33243 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/272/2013  •  15 Dec 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA; TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA;

Judgement

TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Judgment of the Federal High Court, sitting in the Lagos Division delivered on the 22/2/2013 by E. O. Abang J. in suit No: FHC/L/CS/202/2012. The Appellant filed this suit against the Respondents on the 22nd day of February, 2012 via an originating summons dated 21st February, 2012 seeking the reliefs contained at pages 3-10 of the Record of appeal. The Respondents filed a Preliminary Objection contained at pages 47-50 of the Records against the Appellant's suit. Parties thereafter exchanged pleadings and in his considered Judgment delivered on the 22nd day of February, 2013, the learned trial Judge of the lower Court declined jurisdiction and dismissed the Appellant's suit.

It is important to state the facts giving rise to this appeal in brief just to set the records straight. As may be seen from the composition of parties in this appeal. The Appellant is a Limited Liability Company duly registered …

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