A middle aged Man, one Mr Odeniyi Lukman has dragged a real estate firm, Topoysi Realtors Global Limited and Topoysi Multinational Limited before the Magistrate Court 2 located within Ibadan North East local government Secretariat Iwo Road Ibadan over breach of contract between the two parties.
The case file number MNE/472/21:Mr Odeniyi Lukman Vs Topoysi Realtors Global Limited was on Tuesday presented before Magistrate Raaji Oluwaferanmi, while the two Counsels representing the two parties were on ground to represent their clients over the case.
The defendant counsel, Barrister Benjamin Ubah moved the notice of preliminary objection filled on behalf of the defendant, Topoysi Realtors Global Limited and Topoysi Multinational Limited challenging the jurisdiction of the court to hear the matter on the grand that the first defendant is not suppose to be part to this suit. While his second ground was that the location of the court is not convenient for the defendant l, while his third ground was that the cause of action has not arisen between the parties.
The Plaintiff’s Counsel, Barrister Yusuf Akinola moved the Plaintiff’s Counter affidavit in opposition to the notice of preliminary objection filed by the defendant, Plaintiff’s counsel submitted that Topoysi Realtors Global Limited is a proper party to the suit and both defendants have the business addresses in Ibadan which is within Ibadan Magisterial District. Plaintiff’s counsel urged the court to dismiss the notice of preliminary objection filled by the defendant with a substantial cost of fifty thousand naira only, (N50,000.00).
The court however adjourned the rulling on the notice of the preliminary Objection to November 1st, 2023.
It was gathered that Odeniyi Lukman having paid the sum of nine hundred and eighty thousand naira for a plot of land at ‘West Marina Bay & Park, Elebu’ located at Elebu in Ibadan as advertised on a social media handle of Topoysi Realtors Global Limited and Topoysi Multinational Limited but the land allocated to Mr. Odeniyi Lukman was not at the location he subscribed to. Mr. Odeniyi Lukman therefore requested for his money but the two real estate companies insisted in removing certain charges from the money he paid.
Mr Odeniyi Lukman thus approached the Court to reclaim his money when he discovered sudden change of address of the land he subscribed for, the real estate firm having returned substantial part of the money to Mr Odeniyi Lukman insisted on deducting some certain part of money from his payment, but the Mr Odeniyi Lukman on his part refused to agree with terms and conditions put forward by the real estate firm.