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ISAH ONU & ORS v. IBRAHIM IDU & ORS

(2006) JELR 47374 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.373/2001  •  9 Jun 2006  •  Nigeria

Coram
SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE JSC; UMARU ATU KALGO JSC; GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE JSC; MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC; IKECHI FRANCIS OGBUAGU JSC;

Judgement

OGUNTADE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellants were the plaintiffs at the High Court of Dekina, Kogi State, where as the representatives of Aboko and Oche ruling houses, they issued a writ of summons against the respondents as the defendants claiming the following reliefs:

1. A declaration that the purported nominations, appointment and/or recognitions of the Ist and 2nd defendants as Madaki (Idaka) Ajiyolo and Madaki (Okoyi) Ajiyolo respectively in the said Ajiyolo, Aboko-Oche village/community by the 3rd and 4th defendants is contrary to and a violation of the established Igala traditional (sic) and culture obtainable in the said village/ community as well as a breach of the Kogi State Government's guidelines on the appointments of village/community heads (Madakis) and is therefore null and void and of no effect whatsoever.

2. A declaration that only qualified members from the two ruling houses of Aboko and Oche lineages are qualified to be nominated and/or appo…

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