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TAORIDI A. SUFIANU & ORS. v. WAHAB ABASS ANIMASHAUN & ORS.

(2000) JELR 44140 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/197/99  •  3 Oct 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE JCA; SULEIMAN GALADIMA JCA; PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI JCA;

Judgement

OGUNTADE, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Respondents were the plaintiffs in suit NO. LD/19/77 at the Lagos High Court, and had claimed against the 1st to 3rd Appellants as the defendants for the following reliefs:

"1. A declaration that the plaintiffs are entitled to statutory or customary right of occupancy or interest in all that piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at Animashaun Village, Abebe, off Babs Animashaun Road, Surulere which with its dimensions and abuttals is more particularly described and delienated on Plan No.HU/LA/3419 of 29th November, 1986 filed in this suit.

2. And/or a declaration that as relations of the customary tenants (deceased) under native law and custom the defendants, as representatives of Sufianu Muse and Sule families have forfeited for misconduct all rights and/or interests, if any, in the said piece or parcel of land.

3. Recovery of possession of the said land.

4. An order of perpetual injunction restraining the defendants, …

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