UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decisions of the Borno State High Court, by A.Z. Mussa, J. delivered on 27th February, 2014. The Respondent as claimant filed Interpleader summons against the Appellant as the Defendant at the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri.
At the trial Court the Respondent claimed a fenced plot of land taken in execution and under process issuing out of the trial Court. The particulars of her claim are as set out hereunder:
1. The Claimant is Fatima Abdullahi who resides at Bulabulin Ward Maiduguri.
2. The Claimant purchased eight partially fenced plots of land situated or located at Ajilari Ward, Gomari Maiduguri on the 14/4/2010.
3. The Claimant immediately totally fenced the eight partially fenced plots with blocks.
4. The Claimant stated that she bought the said plots of land after the vendors Zanna Abdullahi and his brothers and sisters decided to sell the land to her for the sum of ₦3,400,000.00 (Three Millio…