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CHIEF STEPHEN NWANKWO OKONKWO v. DR PATRICK I. OKOLO

(2016) JELR 41486 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/36/2009  •  12 Feb 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU JCA; TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU JCA; EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM JCA;

Judgement

EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): On 16-4-1980, the High Court of Anambra State at Onitsha per Awogu J. (as he then was) in Suit No. 0/45/76 entered judgment in favour of the plaintiff against the defendants therein granting the following reliefs-

1. "A declaration of title to that piece and parcel of land known as and forming part of Okpoko lands, situate and lying on the left hand side at about mile 3?? on the Onitsha-Owerri Road, in Onitsha, Anambra State, as is more particularly delineated in Plan No. SE/AN.1A/76 filed by the plaintiff in this suit and therein verged PINK.

2. N1,000 (one thousand naira) damages for trespass on the said land.

3. Injunction restraining the defendant, his servants and/or agents or anyone of them interfering with the plaintiff's ownership and possession of the said land."

The appeal against this judgment to this Court in Appeal No. FCA/E/175/80 was dismissed and the said judgment of the High Court affirmed on 23-1-1980. A fu…

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