(2021) JELR 109232 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/E/550/2016 ·  21 Apr 2021 ·  Nigeria
Ahmad Olarewaju Belgore, JCA Ita George Mbaba, JCA Joseph Olubunmi Kayode Oyewole, JCA

ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Appellant filed this appeal, as per the Amended Notice of Appeal, filed on 8/11/2018 and deemed duly filed on 5/2/2019, against the judgment of Enugu State High Court in Suit No. E/84/2008, delivered on 22/9/2016 by Hon. Justice N. Neboh, whereof the trial Court granted the reliefs sought by Plaintiffs and dismissed the counter-claim by the Defendants.

At the trial Court, Respondents (as Plaintiffs) had sought the following reliefs:

1) A declaration that Uwani Ihe, Umuoboko kindreds make up Awene village in Ezema, Olo Autonomous Community.

2) A declaration that Ihe is kindred along with other two kindreds of Uwani and Umuoboko in Awene village.

3) A declaration that Ihe is not a village but a kindred like the other two kindreds and does not enjoy any higher stature, status and or grading from the other two.

4) An Order of injunction restraining the defendants, their servants, agents and/or privies from doing, saying or causing, to…

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