IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the High Court of Imo State, in the Etiti/Isiala Mbano Judicial Division Holden at Mbano, the Respondents as Plaintiffs took out a writ of Summons dated and filed the 2nd day of May, 2003 where of they claimed as per the Endorsement therein as follows:-
"1. A DECLARATION that the Plaintiffs being wife and sons of Chief L.A. S. Chukwu of Umudike Eziama Osu Mbano within the Jurisdiction of this Honourable Court are entitled under the Law to participate in all domestic and family meetings, arrangements and ceremonies regarding his burial and funeral.
"2. PERPETUAL INJUNCTION restraining the Defendants by themselves, privies, agents and servants etc from seeking to conduct, conducting, organizing, planning or carrying out the burial and funeral rites of Chief L. A. S. Chukwu on 9th and 10th days of May, 2003 without the participation of the Plaintiffs.
"3. PERPETUAL INJUNCTION restraining the Defendants by themselves, agents, …