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REV. PAUL NWACHUKWU OHAKPOUGWU v. CALLISTUS IWUJI & ANOR

(2016) JELR 36889 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/PH/46/2008  •  13 May 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA; PETER OLABISI IGE JCA;

Judgement

PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Judgment of Customary Court of Appeal delivered on the 28th day of February, 2007.

The Appellant as Plaintiff had on 3rd day of March, 1995 instituted an action CCA/AH/15/95: REV. PAUL NWACHUKWU OHAKPOUGWU V. CALLISTUS IWUJI and Another at the AHIAZU MBAISE CUSTOMARY COURT wherein he claimed against the Defendants now Respondents for the following reliefs viz:

??CLAIM

The Plaintiff claims against the defendants as follows:

1. Declaration of the Honourable Court that the Plaintiff is the person entitled to the customary right of occupancy over and in respect of those five (5) parcels of land known as and traditionally called:

(i) Ala Uhu Egbu (comprising of 4 portions thereat);

(ii) Ala Owerre;

(iii) Ala Ulo Ohakpuugwu (comprising of 4 portions thereat);

(iv) Ala Ogidid-Ala- Duru Owerri (comprising of 2 portions thereat);

(v) Ala Nkukoro (comprising of 2 portions thereat); all being situate and lying at Umu…

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