Judgement has been delivered in favour of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) within the case over disputed land with the Uteh Community, in Edo State.
This was disclosed by the UNIBEN Public Relations Unit, in a press release made obtainable to CAMPUS GIST, on Thursday.
In his ruling, Honorable Justice D. I Okungbowa of the Edo State High Court dismissed the claims to the land by the Uteh Community in its entirety on the bottom that it’s statute barred.
CAMPUS GIST gathered that, the dispute over the University of Benin land with Uteh Community has been on for a number of years.
The possession of the land, popularly known as ‘Site B’, was vested on the University of Benin by advantage of Notice No 337 of twenty second April, 1967, and printed by the Mid-western State of Nigeria, Gazette No, 25 Vol. 4 of 4th May, 1967.
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