MOHAMMED MUSTAPHA, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja Coram Honourable Justice Salisu Garba, delivered on the 27th of November, 2012, by a notice of appeal dated the 27th of November, 2012 and filed on the 27th of November 2012 on the following ground:
The Hon. Court erred in law for refusing to admit the Certified True Copy of the Plaintiffs Letter of Offer (instrument of grant christened Re: Application for Statutory Right of Occupancy within the Federal Capital Territory Abuja in the name of the Plaintiff/Appellant to Plot 1249 Maitama District Abuja) on the solitary ground that the Plaintiff did not lay the foundation to show what happened to the original for seeking to tender a Certified True Copy of the secondary document.
The plaintiff/appellant claimed the following reliefs at the trial:
a. A DECLARATION OF COURT that the purported revocation of the Plaintiff's title in Pl…