GEORGE OLADEINDE SHOREMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal from the judgment delivered by Ogbodu J of the Delta State high Court of Justice in Ogwashi-Uku on 17/1/2001. the appellants herein were the plaintiffs in the court below and the claims of the appellants as endorsed on
their writ of summons is for
"1. A declaration that:
(a) in the absence of an Obi of Ogwashi-Uku installed after a complete compliance with the applicable laws in Delta State and approved and recognized in accordance with These laws, there is no institution and/or person(s) in Ogwashi-Uku that can legally or validly describe itself/Himself as "HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS OBI FELIX OGOCHUKWU THE 1ST or speaker for the people Of Owashi-Uku or otherwise perform the functions Of a Royal father in Ogwashi-Uku.
(b) The reference and/or description in the one year anniversary invitation card programme of the father of the day as 'HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS OBI FELIX-OGOCHUKWU' the 1st is misleading scandalous…