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BARRISTER M. A. LAWAN & ORS v. THE INCORPORATED TRUSTEES OF YANBAHEED ASSOCIATION

(2014) JELR 36426 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/296/2013  •  12 Jun 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
ABDU ABOKI JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA; HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU JCA;

Judgement

ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of Kano State High Court in Suit No. K/280/2010, delivered on 5/6/13 by Lawan Wada Maumoud J. by an amended writ of summons, the Respondents (as Plaintiff at the trial court) claimed against the Defendants (now Appellants) as follows:

(1) A declaration that the parcel of land lying and situate at Fagge Local Government, Kano State covered by Certificate of Occupancy

NO.LKN/CON/COM/2003/005, solely belongs to the Plaintiff.

(2) A declaration that the act of the 1st Respondent handing over the title documents of the parcel of land lying, being and situate at Fegge Local Government, Kano covered by Certificate of Occupancy NO:LKN/CON/COM/2003/005 to any person(s) or body or bodies, association other than the bonafide leadership of the plaintiff is illegal, and null and void and of no effect whatsoever.

(3) An order of this Honourable Court directing the Defendants to hand over parcel of land …

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