03 September 2019
The supreme court in its recent decision has defined adverse possession. The mexim of adverse possession originate from the concept that law may not protect who sleeps over his legal right. It s not easy to prove adverse possession. The possessor should be in possession of he property to the challenge of the ownership right of the owner and the possession of the possessor should never have been challenged by owner in this period of 12 years. a tenant or the licence holder may not acquire property by adverse possession despite any period of possession.