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GARKUWA SHUGABANDARUZU ZHITSU SOSSA V. IBRAHIM ALHASSAN ZHITSU FOKPO

(2000) JELR 43968 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/51/97  •  5 Jul 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
DAHIRU MUSDAPHER JCA; ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA JCA; ALBERT GBADEBO ODUYEMI JCA;

Judgement

MUSDAPHER, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiff, Ibrahim Alhassan Zhitsu Fikpo sued in a representative capacity of his people of Fokpo, Shugaba Ndaruzu Zhitsu Sossa for himself and on behalf of Sossa village community, before the Upper Area Court No. 1 Minna, Hon. Baba Audu Mohammed, for the following amended reliefs:-

"1. A declaration of title to a piece of land known and called Fokpo land lying and situated between Mambe and Gbade land to the east, Nku land to the South and Elogi land to the North and Lugwa land to the West, more particularly Fadama land of Batazi Zown, Checepan, Ekowasa, Chikangi and Zabe. And land farm of Ningi, Bayanbe and Lukuwugongu together with all fishing ponds thereon.

2. An order of injunction restraining the defendant, his agents, privies, servants or anybody from Sossa village (whether in Sossa or outside Sossa village) from cultivating, farming or dealing with the said Fokpo land in any way that will change the character of the said…

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