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UGWU OKO & ANOR. v. JEREMIAH OKENWA

(2009) JELR 46579 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/297/2006  •  1 Jun 2009  •  Nigeria

Coram
VICTOR AIMEPOMO O. OMAGE JCA; STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA JCA; SIDI DAUDA BAGE JCA;

Judgement

STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of R.C. Agbo J. of the High Court of Enugu State delivered on the 15th March 2004 in Suit No. E/415/82. In the said court below the present Appellants as Plaintiffs had by paragraph 12 of their further amended Statement of Claim dated the 25th February 2000 and filed on the 6th March 2000 and which is contained at pages 20 - 22 of the Record of Appeal claimed as follows-

(a) Declaration that the Plaintiffs are entitled to the statutory Certificate of Occupancy in respect of that piece of land situate and lying at Isiagu Amechi Awkunanaw Enugu South Local Government Area

(b) N500.00 damages for trespass

(c) A perpetual injunction to restrain the Defendant, his servants, agents or privies from entering the said piece or parcel of land otherwise known as the land in dispute

(d) A declaration that the statutory occupancy dated 1/3/81 granted by the Government of Anambra State of Nigeria…

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