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CHIEF MARTIN IGOIN & 4 ORS v. CHIEF TOLUMOYE AJOKO

(2021) JELR 109974 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC. 396/2013  •  23 Apr 2021  •  Nigeria

Coram
MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. (Presided) CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, J.S.C. HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, J.S.C. ABDU ABOKI, J.S.C. (Read the Leading Judgment) TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, J.S.C.

Judgement

ABOKI, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, sitting at Port-Harcourt, (hereafter called the court below), delivered on the 17thof May, 2013.

The appellants herein, who were sued by the respondent in suit no. KHC/4/2006, for sundry claims, counter claimed and prayed for the following reliefs:

1.A declaration that the plaintiff is no longer the Amada-Owei of Oloibiri Community in Kolokuma/OpokumaLocal Government Area of Bayelsa State.

2.An order compelling/directing the plaintiff not to hold himself out in whatever capacity as the Amada-Oweiof Oloibiri Community in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

 3.An order directing the plaintiff not to interfere and/or disturb in whatever form, the 1st defendant as the acting Amada-Owei of Oloibiri Community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

4.An order of perpetual injunction restraining the plaintiff himself agents, servants, privies etc fr…

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