AKPIROROH, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Imo State holden in Afikpo Judicial Division delivered by Anyanwu J. on the 30th day of July, 1991 in suit No. HAF/3/77.
The appellants herein, acting for themselves and on behalf of the people of Etiti Edda and Oso Edda communities took out a writ or summons against the respondents herein and claimed as follows:-
(1) Declaration of title to the piece and parcel of land called Nchara Edda situate in Edda within jurisdiction. The annual value is less than N10.00.
(2) N50,000.00 being general damages for trespass to plaintiffs' land.
(3) Perpetual Injunction restraining the defendants, their agents and servants from further interference with the plaintiffs land.
(4) In the alternative all Order of Court that the ADC be ordered to enter into an agreement of the lease with the plaintiffs and the payment to the plaintiffs by the defendants of any compensation paid by the A.D.C…