PEMU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Justice of Anambra,holden in Awka in suit No. A/35/2011 delivered on the 19th of June 2017 in which the court below dismissed the case of the appellant(plaintiff in the court below).
Synopsis of the Facts
By writ of summons dated 16th February, 2011 and in an amended statement of claim filed on the 16th of May, 2012 (paragraph 13) the appellant (plaintiff in the court below) claims against the defendants (respondents) in the present appellant following viz:
(a) A declaration that the plaintiff is the person entitled to the statutory right of occupancy “over the said piece or parcel of land known as “The Landed Property of R.I.C. Maneke” which situates at Aguiyi Lane in Umuzocha Village, Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State which is properly delineated in the plaintiff’s Survey Plan No. PEA/AN-073-2010 made by Surv. P. Agbapuonwu, Registered Survey of No. 64 Works R…