CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the lead Judgment): This is an appeal from the judgment of the High Court, Ibadan, delivered on 19th July 1979, in which the claims of the plaintiffs were refused by the learned trial Judge, Hon. Justice K. Ibidapo Obe.
"The Plaintiffs claims against the defendant is for the sum of N1,000.00 being special and general damages for the trespass committed by the defendants during the month of October 1975 when the defendants during the month of October 1975 when the defendants and/or their agents entered the farmland in possession of the plaintiffs at Podo Area (a plan of which will be filed later) and the 5th defendant/his agents or servant thereby plucked the cocoa seeds of the plaintiffs and carried them away.
Injunction restraining the defendants, their agents or anyone claiming through them from committing any further acts of trespass on the said farm land and in plaintiffs' possession."
In that court, pleadings were ordered and exchanged and the …