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AMUSA SANNI v. EBENEZER AYINDE OGUNBODE

(2001) JELR 44306 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/335/87  •  18 Jan 2001  •  Nigeria

Coram
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE JCA; CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH JCA; AMIRU SANUSI JCA;

Judgement

CHUKWUMA-ENEH, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the court below the plaintiff's claim as per the writ in this matter against the defendant is as follows:

I. Declaration of Title to a Statutory Right of occupancy to all that piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at Rosanwo Street, Ikate near Aguda Village, Ikeja District of Lagos State, Nigeria.

2. N500 damages for trespass committed by the defendant, his servants and, or agents on the said land.

3. Injunction restraining the defendant his servants and, or agents from further act of trespass unto the said land.

Pleadings were filed and exchanged by the parties at the court below. The matter then went to trial on the issues as joined on the statement of claim, amended statement of defence, and a reply to the statement of defence. Parties and their witnesses testified before the court below, sitting at the Ikeja High Court, Lagos State (Coram Hotonu J.). In a considered judgment all the three reliefs Sought by th…

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