F.O. OBAYIUWANA V. MINISTER OF FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY & ORS.
(2009) JELR 47254 (CA)
Court of Appeal
15 Jan 2009
HON. JUSTICE RABIU DANLAMI MUHAMMAD JCA;
HON. JUSTICE MARY U. PETER-ODILI JCA;
HON. JUSTICE ABDU ABOKI JCA;
<p>MARY U. PETER-ODILI, JCA (Delivering the lead : ): This Appeal was filed against the decision of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory delivered by Hon. Justice S.D. Sage on the 19th day of June 2006 dismissing the case of the plaintiff whose certificate of occupancy was revoked as statute barred.</p><p> Appellant appealed to this court by Notice of Appeal filed on the 5/07/06 containing 3 grounds of appeal and an Amended Notice of Appeal with the leave of court granted on 7th November, 2006 containing five grounds of appeal filed on 14th November, 2006.</p><p> FACTS</p><p> The Appellant, then the Plaintiff filed this suit in the federal High Court, Abuja against the Respondents (then Defendants) on the 29/9/97 claiming the following reliefs:-</p><p> 1. Against the 1st and 2nd Defendants a declaration that the purported revocation of his right of occupancy NO:ABU/FCT/BD.688 over the land measuring 865 M2 more particularly described and delineated as plot N0.337 at Wuse A7 via the Notice of revoca…</p>