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CHIEF OLADIPUPO AKANNIOLUMUYIWA WILLLAMS, SAN v. REGISTRAR OF TITLES, LAGOS STATE & ORS

(2016) JELR 41407 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/575/2008(2)  •  1 Jul 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SIDI DAUDA BAGE JCA; CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Cross-Appeal dated 15th March, 2011 was filed on 15/3/2011 by the 2nd Respondent Chief Ladi Williams against his siblings who were in fact not parties to the action in the Lower Court.

It was stated in the Brief of Argument of the Cross-Appellant that on Tuesday, 18th October, 2007 the Honourable Justice K. O. Alogba delivered his Ruling in the matter which was attached to the record at p.377. In the said ruling, the Court made the following findings which gave rise to this Cross-Appeal.

I must caution that all the interested parties in this case being of an enviable pedigree and themselves personally eminent person, should not have thrown caution to the winds.

I have found no evidence of fraud or deliberate manipulation, misrepresentation and/or suppression of fact in the proceedings leading to the Order of Rectification just set aside.

I agree more with the position that though they would be mistaken in their interpretation…

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