SAIDU TANKO HUSSAINI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Adamawa State delivered on the 14th February, 2017 in Suit No. ADSY/19A/2014 allowing the appeal brought before it.
The appellant was the plaintiff or complainant at the Chief Magistrate Court No. 5 Jimeta. His complaint against the defendant now respondent is for wrongful occupation of Shop No. Q141 located at Jimeta Ultra Modern Market, Jimeta. He sought for an order against the shop occupant that is, the respondent, to vacate it and for such further order the Court deems fit to make.
The matter went into full hearing before the new Magistrate on the 14th September, 2013.
The case of the Plaintiff/Appellant is that he is the owner of shop No. Q141 at Jimeta Ultra Modern Market which was allocated to him by the Ministry of Commerce, Adamawa State. He alleged that the respondent wrongfully occupied the shop in question. He filed evidence to establish the allocation of …