OMEGA MICRONICS LTD & ANOR
V.
HON COMMISSIONER, DELTA STATE MINISTRY OF LANDS, SURVEYS & URBAN DEVELOPMENT & ORS

(2021) JELR 108909 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/AS/41/2017 ·  31 May 2021 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
Mohammed Ambi-Usi Danjuma Justice of the Court of Appeal Joseph Eyo Ekanem Justice of the Court of Appeal Abimbola Osarugue Obaseki-Adejumo Justice of the Court of Appeal

MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appeal herein is against the Ruling of the High Court of Delta State in suit NO: A/M/2016 delivered by His Lordship, T.O. Dial J, on 11-11-2016 at Asaba Judicial Division. The Appellants as Applicants had on the 17th February, 2016 filed a suit for an order of mandamus compelling the Respondents to rectify an error in the Name of the Applicant in the Certificate of Occupancy issued to the 1st Appellant/Applicant herein in respect of its application for a Certificate of Occupancy. The Governor of Delta State then had approved the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy; but the said certificate issued on 16-1-2004 had the word “limited” omitted from the 1st Appellant’s name, hence this suit taken after persistent complaints and a letter demanding the rectification of the error, yielded no result. The Appellants’ application for the grant of a right of occupancy was made on 10-11-2002 and approved on 12-11-2002; b…

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