judy.legal
Login Register

SAHEED ODUSANYA & ORS v. CHIEF YEKINI AWOLAYE

(2018) JELR 42020 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/IB/224/2015  •  28 Feb 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA; NONYEREM OKORONKWO JCA;

Judgement

CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of the High Court of Ogun State in Suit No. HCA/8/12 delivered on the 4th day of June, 2015 Coram O. S. Olusanya J granting the claims of the Respondents and dismissing the counterclaims of the Appellants.

FACTS: The suit was instituted by the Respondent and two others Chief Alabi Abudu Itabiyi as 2nd Claimant and Chief Saidi Odewale as 3rd Claimant. The 2nd Claimant passed on before trial, while the 3rd Claimant passed on after trial but before the delivery of judgment.

The Respondent and his co-Claimants in their amended Statement of Claim averred that they are famers, traditional Chiefs and members of the Osolo family of Igbesa, Ogun State and instituted the suit for themselves and on behalf of their family. They averred that while the 1st Defendant/Appellant is a land speculator, and an Ijebu man, the 2nd 3rd Defendants/Appellants are children of customary tenants of the Claimant…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading

JUDY is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.


Get started   Login