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ALKALI ABDULKADIR JELI v. ALHAJI BELLO KURMUSU

(2016) JELR 36934 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/125s/2014  •  26 May 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
PAUL ADAMU GALINJE JCA; TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE JCA; MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU JCA;

Judgement

TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is the judgment in respect of the appeal filed by the appellant vide their Notice of Appeal dated 20/5/2014 against the decision of the Sharia Court of Appeal Sokoto in Suit No. SCA/SK/106/2012 delivered on 8/4/2014. It is in respect of a decision of the Lower Sharia Court Tudun Wada Sokoto delivered on 13/6/2012.

The claim of the plaintiff at the Court of first instance i.e. Lower Sharia Court, Tudun Wada Sokoto thus:

"I, Alkali Abdulkadir Jeli, Sokoto Kofar Atiku, am bringing a legal suit against Alhaji Bello Kofar Atiku the cause being that I purchased three (3) Shops from him at the cost of One Million Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N1, 850, 000) the shops are borders on the east with Mahrazu, on the west with Buharin Yaya; on the South with Dan Mansurah and on the North with Modibbo adama road Sokoto."

The lower Sharia Court Tudun Wada heard the parties and dismissed the claim of the plaintiff.

The p…

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