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SARKIN KUDU MOHAMMAD MAIDAWA v. SARKIN DAWAKI HUSAINI

(2000) JELR 44188 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/167s/90  •  10 Feb 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
MUHAMMAD SAIFULLAHI MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE JCA; DALHATU ADAMU JCA; IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JCA;

Judgement

MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE, J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Plaintiff, now, Appellant, Sarkin Kudu Muhammadu Maidawa instituted an action, before the Upper Area Court Bauchi, against Sarkin Dawaki Hussaini, now Respondent, claiming: a house allegedly belonging to (the Appellant's father Sarkin Kudu Usmanu).

At the end of the hearing and investigation of the matter, the Upper Area Court now, the trial Court, entered judgment in favour of the Appellant. Aggrieved by the decision of the trial Court, the Respondent appealed to the Sharia Court of Appeal Bauchi State hereinafter referred to as Court below.The learned Kadis after thorough review of the records, allowed the appeal and set aside the judgment of the trial Court and awarded the house in dispute to the Respondent.

The Appellant, not being; satisfied with the decision of the court below appealed to this Court and filed an amended Notice of Appeal containing the following two grounds of appeal together with their particular…

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