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GILBERT MADUAKOLAM v. CHRISTIAN CHIEKE & ANOR

(2018) JELR 38616 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/301/2016  •  24 Aug 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA;

Judgement

MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the Customary Court of Appeal, Imo State, coram: Hon. Justice F. C. Abosi, J., Presiding Judge; Hon. Justice M. E. Njoku, J., and Hon. Justice V. U. Okorie J., (hereinafter referred to as the lower Court and learned Justices of the lower Court, respectively). The judgment in question, was delivered on the 24th day of January, 2014 in Appeal No: CCA/OW/A/17/2009.

The suit from where this appeal emanated, was commenced by a claim dated and filed on the 15th day of April, 1998, wherein the plaintiff/appellant (hereinafter referred to as the appellant) in a representative capacity, claimed and sought for the grant of the following reliefs:

1. A declaration that the Plaintiffs are entitled to Customary Right of Occupancy to that piece or parcel of land known as and called UhuNwarioke lying and situate at UmuosuNaze in Owerri North L. G. A. within Jurisdiction of this Honourable Court…

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