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Children Of Late Army Chief Drag Uncle To Court Over Father’s Property

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Children Of Late Army Chief Drag Uncle To Court Over Father’s Property

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The Children of the former Chief of Army Staff, LT. Gen. Luka N. Yusuf, have dragged their maternal uncle, Mr. Emmanuel Yusuf, before a Kaduna District Court, seeking recovery of their father’s property currently occupied by him.

It was disclosed to Daily Independent that in a suit No. KDC/734cc/21 filed by Bilhatu Beauty Yusuf on behalf of other siblings summoned the defendant to appear before the court on December 23, 2021 to answer the claimant’s claim to recover possession of a detached duplex and all the other developers/ improvements of property at No. 15, Bourmediene Road, Narayi High cost.

The suit supported by a claim filed by Barrister D.B. Kwajaffa, of MESSRS HALI CHAMBERS stated that the Claimant is entitled to the possession of premises situated at No. 15, Bourmediene Road, Narayi High Cost, Kaduna, which the Defendant occupies as a licensee and which licence was revoked on the 25th day of October 2021.

“The claimant did serve on the defendant a notice in writing of her intention to apply to recover possession of the said premises, by personal service; and that, notwithstanding the said notice, the defendant has refused, failed or neglected to deliver possession of the said premises and still detains the same”.

The suit supported by 20 paragraph Counter-Affidavit deposed by the Asst. Litigation Officer Of MESSRS HALI CHAMBERS, Suleiman Abdullahi, stated in Paragraph 9 that the Defendant/Objector was permitted to use the premises by the late mother of the Claimant/ Respondent, Mrs. Bilki Mary Yusuf.

The affidavit further stated in Paragraph 10, that the Defendant who was a magistrate up to 2018, when he retired, did not render any service to the estate of the late Lt. Gen. LN Yusuf as a legal practitioner or in any professional capacity, because he was in the public service of Kaduna State.

Going further, the Affidavit In Paragraph 11 noted that the defendant deducted all the commission due to him from the estate of the late Lt. Gen. L.N. Yusuf on account of the collection of rent from the tenants of the properties mentioned in exhibit C attached to the affidavit in support of his preliminary objection.

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