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LAWAN ABDULLAHI BUBA WASSAH & ORS v. TUKSHAHE KARA & ORS

(2014) JELR 36282 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.309/2001  •  19 Dec 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC; MUHAMMED SAIFULLAH MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE JSC; OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JSC; NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA JSC; JOHN INYANG OKORO JSC;

Judgement

OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiffs in the trial High Court were Bulama Buba Dangwa (deceased), Alhaji Adamu Nido (deceased) and Tukshehe Kara, while the defendants were Lawan Buba Wasa (deceased) Gwoza Traditional Council and Gwoza Local Government Council. The plaintiff's sued for themselves and on behalf of the Ville Clan while Lawan Buba Wasa defended the action for himself and representing the people of Kurana Bassa. Substitutions were made an appeal to replace deceased litigants.

By Writ of Summons, accompanied by a 21 paragraph statement of claim the respondents, as plaintiffs prayed for the following:

(a) A declaration that going by the Gwoza Resettlement Scheme, Kurana Bassa and the 1st Defendant have been resettled of Kwatara Area, along Gwoza - Mubi Road.

(b) A declaration that by deliberately Changing the name of the Ville Primary School and Health Centre to Kurana Bassa Primary School and Health Centre respectively is illegal nu…

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