JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Justice Ondo State, Owo Division dismissing the claim of the appellants who were the plaintiffs in that Court. The respondents were the defendants.
The claim of the appellants at the lower Court against the respondents was for the following:
"(a) A Declaration that the Plaintiffs' Community is entitled to the Right of Occupancy for all that piece or parcel of land starting on the WEST WESTERN SIDE from Owo central Mosque down to Oshogboye moat running north wards along old Owo/Ikare road up to Uwese Stream/River AND on the NORTHERN SIDE from Uwese Stream running eastwards up to Alaaye farm road, AND on the EASTERN SIDE starting from intersection of Alaaye farm road and Uwese Stream/river downwards to old Owo/Benin road. And on the Southern side the old Owo/Benin Road.
(b) A declaration that the purported sale and or alienation of this afore stated piece or parcel …