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LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT & ORS v. ALH. MUFUTAU AKINWUNMI & ORS

(2018) JELR 38484 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/124/2016  •  12 Jul 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Lagos State delivered on 31st March, 2015 in the Respondents' Suit No. ID/746/ 2008 in his favour and it is brought by Appellants on four (4) grounds of dissatisfaction contained on the Notice of Appeal dated the 15th June, 2015.

In the Appellants' brief filed on the 17th, May 2017, two (2) issues were distilled for decision in the appeal as follows: -

1. WHETHER FROM THE FACTS AND EVIDENCE AVAILABLE ON RECORD, THE LAND ALLOCATED TO THE RESPONDENT BY THE APPELLANTS AT 48, OSORO/4, AKINWUNMI STREET, MUSHIN, PAPA AJAO, LAGOS STATE IS SYNONYMOUS OR F0RM PART OF THE LAND SAID TO BE AT OBELE IGBODO, MUSHIN COVERED BY EXHIBIT PW1-D (INDENTURE DATED 8TH DECEMBER 1973).

(Distilled from ground one and two of the Notice of Appeal dated 15th June 2015)

2. WHETHER OR NOT THE JUDGMENT DELIVERED BY THE HIGH COURT OF LAGOS STATE IN THIS CASE ON THE 31ST DAY OF MARCH, 2015 IS NOT AGAIN…

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