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MALLAM MOHAMMED SHAABA ADEOGUN & ORS v. OLADOSU EKUNRIN & ORS

(2003) JELR 44931 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/IL/13/2002  •  17 Mar 2003  •  Nigeria

Coram
PATRICK IBE AMAIZU JCA; WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JCA; JA' AFARU MIKA'ILU JCA;

Judgement

WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Hon. Justice M.A. Akoja of the Kwara State High Court of Justice in suit No. KWS/OM/2/98 delivered on 18th day of January, 2002.

By a statement of claim to be found at pages 38 to 40 of the record, the appellants as plaintiffs claimed against the defendants who include the present respondents as follows:

"12. Wherefore the plaintiffs pray for judgment as follows:

(i) a declaration that the 8th defendant is the sole king-maker for Oke-Ode;

(ii) a declaration that the 1st - 6th defendants are not king-makers for the stool/throne of Elesa (Oba) of Oke-Ode;

(iii) a declaration that it is the turn of the plaintiff's ruling house to produce a new Elesa (Oba) of Oke-Ode; and

(iv) a perpetual injunction prohibiting the 1st - 6th defendants or the 8th defendant from presenting the 7th defendant to the 9th and 10th defendants as the new Elesa (Oba) Oke-Ode and prohibiting the 9th a…

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