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MR. AUGUSTINE ONYENAWULI v. MR. ISIDORE ONYENAWULI & ANOR

(2017) JELR 37945 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/435/2014  •  18 Jul 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
RAPHAEL CHIKWE AGBO JCA; MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA;

Judgement

ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Customary Court of Appeal of Imo State in Appeal No. CCA/OW/A/18/2013, delivered on 18/12/2013, Coram: Hon. Justice C.U. Anwukah (Presiding): Hon. Justice M.E. Njoku (Member) and Hon. Justice V.U. Okorie (Member), wherein their Lordships dismissed the Appeal of the Appellant, who was the Defendant at the Court below.

The matter started at the Customary Court of Imo State, sitting at Eziama, Ikeduru Local Government, when the Respondents as Claimants, filed the Suit No. CC/EZ/IK/14/2007 on 1/3/2007, seeking:

(1) A declaration that the estate of late Godfrey Onyenawuli was shared among his three sons, namely Augustine Onyenawuli, Isidore Onyenawuli and Paulinus Onyenawuli by their said father during his lifetime.

(2) An order of Court that the sharing done by late Godfrey Onyenawuli for his sons, which is (sic) all fours the same with the decision of the Eze in Council of Umuonyeukwu Auton…

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