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ALHAJI RUFAI A. SALAMI V. AMUSA OSENI & ORS.

(2001) JELR 44255 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/20/97  •  6 Dec 2001  •  Nigeria

Coram
SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN JCA; MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA JCA; OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE JCA;

Judgement

ONALAJA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In Iperu Remo Grade II Customary Court Iperu Remo, Ogun State the plaintiff before the said court sued in a representative capacity for him self and on behalf of entire Agbelu Family, Iperu Remo against the defendants therein as follows:-

"Claim:

The plaintiffs claim against the defendants according to native law and custom is for title of ownership to that part of piece or parcel of land of the Agbelu Family's farmland, situated lying and being at Agbelu farm, old Ikenne Road, Iperu Remo in the area of jurisdiction of this honourable court, which the defendants occupy as tenants from Agbelu family since long time ago and failed or refuse to quit out and give back possession of the said farmland to the entire Agbelu family who is the rightful owner of the said farmland. The said farm land as a whole is bounded on its four sides with Godo farmland with Lesa-Iyun family's farmland with Igbokuru farmland and with Orile-Igo farmland, resp…

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