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Good News – Nigeria: Village Head to Pay Lady for Encroaching On Her Land

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Good News – A Kaduna Relate High Court has ordered a Kaduna Village Head, to pay N8,500,000 to one Hajia Binta Shagamu, over encroachment of her land in Kakau station of Chikun Local Authorities Council of the suppose.The Village Head of Kakau, Habila Jatau, had allowed any other folks encroached on a portion of land belonging to Binta Shagamu, measuring six hectares.The Village Head and the owner of the land later agreed that a compensation sum of N17,000,000 would be paid to her. However the Village Head after paying half of the acknowledged amount approached the Relate High Court, making an try to salvage refund.The Defendant, Hajia Shagamu nonetheless filed a counterclaim and prayed the court to compel the plaintiff (Habila Jatau) to pay her the stability of N8,500,000 of the N17,000,000 earlier agreed as compensation for the acknowledged encroachment.Handing over judgment on the subject on Monday, Justice Gideon Kurada of the Kaduna Relate High Court 3, pushed aside the claims of the plaintiff for lack of advantage and dominated in favour of the defendant and counter claimant (Hajia Binta Shagamu), directing the plaintiff to pay her N8,500,000 with 10 per cent hobby on judgement and price of submitting the stride well with.Counsel to the Defendant and Counter Claimant, Sule Shuaibu Esq. welcomed the judgment and expressed appreciation to the court for the beneficial judgment.Counsel to the Plaintiff, Gideon Solomon Esq, nonetheless, acknowledged his client will charm the judgment on the flooring that, the defendant had at some level of her unhealthy-examination admitted that the plaintiff is no longer any longer in possession of the disputed land.Vanguard Data Nigeria

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