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IKEDIEZE OKEMIRI & ORS v. ODOEMENAM OKEZIE CHUKWUEKE

(2016) JELR 36832 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/269/2013  •  11 Jul 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA; PETER OLABISI IGE JCA; FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO JCA;

Judgement

PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the HIGH COURT OF ABIA STATE contained in the judgment of HON. JUSTICE ONUOHA A. K. OGWE delivered on 6th day of March, 2013.

The Respondent herein had as a CLAIMANT in the Court below for himself and as representing the members of CHUKWUEKE FAMILY OF AMUDA ELUAMA UZUAKOLI, in Suit NO. HUZ/7/2007 claimed against the Defendants now Appellants in the Court below for the following reliefs:

1. The sum of Four Hundred Million Naira (N400,000,000.00) being special and general damages for trespass to a piece or parcel of land in possession of the Plaintiffs situate and lying in an area of land traditionally known as and called ?UBIORO in AMUDA ELUAMA UZUAKOLI in BENDE L.G.A. ABIA STATE NIGERIA within the jurisdiction of the Court and in possession of the Plaintiff and which said land was the subject Supreme Court decision in Suit NO. SC/215/1984 decided in favour of the Plaintiffs. (sic).

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