MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal against the judgment of the Sokoto State High Court in Suit No. SS/78/2011 delivered on 30th day of June, 2016 partly granting the reliefs of the 1st respondent against the appellant.
By an endorsed Writ of Summons issued on 29th day of November, 2011, the 1st respondent as plaintiff claimed against the appellant and 2nd respondent jointly and severally as follows:
1. The sum of N1, 800, 000.00 (One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Naira Only) being the sums paid to the 1st Defendant for the purchase of a piece of land situate and lying at Minanata Area, Sokoto more particularly described as plot No.431 but which land was later discovered to have been given to the 1st defendant mistakenly as no records exist at Ministry of Lands and Housing relating to plot 431.
2. That the sums of N2, 000, 000.00 (Two Million Naira Only) against the 2nd defendant for causing the plaintiff to believe that the land known as plot N…