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YUSUF SARKI KAWU v. THE MINISTER, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY & ORS

(2016) JELR 33290 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/42/2013  •  25 May 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
TANI YUSUF HASSAN JCA; JOSEPH EYO EKANEM JCA; MOHAMMED MUSTAPHA JCA;

Judgement

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:

GROUND ONE:

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…

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