PAUL OBI ELECHI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment in suit No. HUG/32/2012 delivered by E. E. Ita J on the 13th day of June, 2014. The Learned trial Judge dismissed the Appellants' claim. Dissatisfied with the said Judgment, the Appellants have now filed this appeal challenging the said Judgment of the Lower Court.
At the Lower Court, the Appellants filed a Writ of Summons on the 1st November, 2012 and claimed against the Respondents as follows:
(a) A Declaration that the Appellants (Claimants) are entitled to the customary right of occupancy of all that parcel of land known as and called Akamafe Family Land lying and situates at Ekakankpolo Farm Road in Old Assiga Town in Yakurr Local Government Area which was reserved for Akamafe Family members, bounded in the North, Agric, South with Health Centre/Akpasang Land, East by the part of that same land demarcated and given to Awamuah Family, West, Ayeova/Abobili Family lands respectively.