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PETER OKONKWO VINCENT OKAFOR NWOYE OKEKE CHIEF OGBOGU OSUINYI CLEMENT ENEDAH (for themselves and as representing Oramideke in Idemili Local Government Area). V. BERNARD OKONKWO PIUS OKOYE GABRIEL OKEKE OKAFOR OMENU CLEMENT OKOYE LAWRENCE OKOYE (for themselves and on behalf of members of Ire Village in Umuoji Town in Idemili Local Government Area).

(2010) JELR 53090 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.296/2003  •  11 Jun 2010  •  Nigeria

Coram
DAHIRU MUSDAPHER JSC (Presided) WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC FRANCIS FEDODE TABAI JSC (Read the Lead Judgment) IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE JSC

Judgement

TABAI JSC (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This action was commenced at the Onitsha Judicial Division of the High Court of Anambra

State by a writ of summons dated 26 April 1989 and filed on 2 May 1989.

The plaintiffs were the respondents at the court below and also the respondents herein. The appellants who were also the appellants at the court below were the defendants. In paragraph 36 of the amended statement of claim, the plaintiffs/respondents claimed against the defendants/appellants as follows: A declaration that the plaintiffs are entitled to the grant of customary right of occupancy in respect of the piece or parcel of land known as and called “Nkpu Ocha Owelle land” which is situate in Ire village Umuoji, the annualrental value of which is about N50.00 (fifty naira only). N2,000.00 (two thousand naira only) general damages for trespass on the said land. Perpetual injunction restraining the defendants, their servants , agents, privies or workers from committing any further act…

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