MOHAMMED, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): The plaintiffs who are appellants, in this appeal, instituted an action against the respondents at the Osogbo High Court, Oyo State. In the writ, the appellants claimed jointly and severally against the respondents for the following declaration and ancillary reliefs:
"(a) Declaration to a Statutory Right of Occupancy to piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at Faji more particularly shown and delineated on Plan No. J.F.A. 1134 drawn by Chief Ososami Licensed Surveyor on the 20th day of January, 1980 and thereon edged Brown.
(b) The sum of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) being general damages suffered by the plaintiffs as a result of trespass committed by the defendants on the area verged Brown on Plan J.F.A. 1134.
(c) Injunction restraining the defendants, servants, privies, agents or anybody claiming through them from committing any further acts of trespass on the land in dispute."
At the end of the trial, in a judgment de…