KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Osun State, holden at Ilesa sitting in its appellate jurisdiction delivered on 12/7/06 dismissing the appeal filed by the appellant against the decision of the Grade C Customary Court, Epe in the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun - State on 6/5/99.
The appellant sought the following relief before the Customary Court:
1. Declaration that the Plaintiffs Family, Ogunyemi Family of Oke-Ogbe are owners and therefore entitled to a grant of Customary Rights of Occupancy in respect of the farmlands situate, lying and being at Oke-Ogbe via Ibodi in Atakunmosa West Local Government Area of Osun State which said farmland measures about 250 acres. It is bounded as follows:
(a) On the first side by Daramola of Ile Oke Farmland;
(b) On the second side by Sadiku of Ibodi's Farmland;
(c) On the third side by Eriperi Stream and;
(d) On the fourth s…