IBRAHIM MOHAMMED MUSA SAULAWA, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Abia State High Court Ukwa Judicial Division, holden at Obehia, delivered on 27/7/2005 in suit No. UUK/7/2004 pertaining to the present parties.
The circumstances surrounding the appeal are to the effect that on 13/02/2004 the four Respondents instituted a writ of summons along with a statement of claim in the court below claiming against the six Appellants the following reliefs:
A. A Declaration of this Honourable Court that the plaintiffs as a corporate entity have the legal right to effect a change of the name and identity of their community from its former name "Ezebudele village to the new name Ezendioma village.
B. A Declaration of this Honourable Court that the plaintiffs as a corporate entity have lawfully effected a change of the name and identity of their community from it's former name Ezebudele village to the new name "Ezendioma village.
C. An Order of i…