J.O. OGEBE, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The 1st Respondent in this appeal who was the plaintiff in the High Court of Ogun State sued the appellant and the other respondents claiming in his writ of summons as follows:
"1. A declaration that being a Kingmaker by virtue of the registered declaration for Ajalorun of Ijebu-Ife Chieftaincy, the 1st Defendant is not eligible to be nominated, selected or appointed, approved and installed as the Ajalorun of Ijebu-Ife in the Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State.
2. A declaration that being the Oraderemo of Ijebu-Ife the 1st Defendant is not eligible to be nominated selected or appointed, approved and installed Ajalorun of Ijebu-Ife.
3. A declaration that the purported nomination of the 1st Defendant as a candidate by the Afurukeregboye House for the filling of the vacant stool of Ajalorun of Ijebu-Ife is irregular, illegal, unconstitutional, null and void.
4. A declaration that the purported selection or appointment of t…