JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of High Court of Justice, Issele-Uku, Delta State of Nigeria in Suit No:- HCI/2/2014 Between (1) MR PAUL ONWUGHAI (2) PST LIGHT EZIOKWUBUNDU ONWOCHEI (Suing for and on behalf of Onwughai Biose Family) AND (1) ONYEISI OKAFOR (2) CHUKWUASIA IFEANYI (3) NWACHUKWU ONYEMA (4) CHUKWUNWEIKE DIBIE (5) ADAGAT AGRICULTURAL VENTURES LTD AND (1) CHIEF FESTUS N. MAFIANA (Iyase of Onicha-Ugbo) (2) CHIEF KEN IWELUMO delivered on the 12th day of April, 2016.
Briefly, the facts of the case are that the Claimants who are the Respondents in this Court claimed by Paragraph 25 of their joint statement of claim at the lower Court as follows:-
Whereof the Claimants claim against the Defendants as follows:-
(1) A declaration that the Claimants are the owners of all that piece or parcel of land known as BIOSE ONWUGHAI FARMLAND, situate at the boundary of Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta S…