By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
A Kaduna State High Court No 3 sitting at Dogarawa,Zaria has fixed May 31, 2022 for it’s ruling on a case of land dispute between Alhaji Bala Costom and Alhaji Awwalu Sarkin Dillalan of Sabon Garin Zaria over breach of agreement.
The presiding judge, Justice Mahmud Abdulkarim said the adjourned date is to see if the court can entertain the application filed by the defendant’s counsel.
Speaking to journalists on the matter, counsel to the plaintiff, Barrister Umma Sani Salihu said, the land is situated at Yan Bita, along Kano Express Way in Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
On his part, the Counsel to the defendant, Barrister Nasiru Abubakar said the adjournment is an avenue to see how the matter would be resolved amicably before the date of resumed hearing.
He said, they are hoping to settle so that all parties involved will be happy at the end.
It would be recalled that the matter has lingered on for about seven years, after they reached an agreement to buy land from Alhaji Bala Costom at the cost of N8m but failed to pay and he encroached on the structures on the said land.