KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Nasarawa State, sitting at Lafia delivered on 4/8/06 dismissing the appellant's claims and holding that the said claims were statute-barred.
The Appellant who was the plaintiff before the trial court, by paragraph 31 of his Amended statement of claim sought the following reliefs:
A. "A declaration that the plaintiff is the District Head/Osuko of Obi in Obi Local Government of Nasarawa State.
B. A Declaration that the indefinite suspension of the Plaintiff by the Defendants is a violation of his constitutionally guaranteed right of access to justice and fair hearing.
C. A Declaration that the purported appointment of the 4th Defendant by the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Defendants to act in the office of Osuko of Obi is illegal, null and void and contrary to the native law and custom of the people of Obi in Obi Local Government of Nasarawa State.
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