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CHIEF M. A. OYELAMI & ORS v. MILITARY ADMINISTRATOR OF OSUN STATE & ORS

(1999) JELR 43796 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/151/91(R)  •  11 May 1999  •  Nigeria

Coram
MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA JCA; SULE AREMU OLAGUNJU JCA; OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE JCA;

Judgement

ONALAJA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): Plaintiffs claimed in the High Court of JUSTICE, ILE IFE OSUN STATE formerly OYO State against 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Defendants as follows:-

"(i) The WINGBOLU/AKITIKORI Family is, according to the custom, history tradition of ODE OMU, the only Ruling Houses for the Baale of ODE OMU Chieftaincy title in the Irewole Local Government, Oyo State.

(ii) The purported 1961, Chieftaincy Registered Declaration is a gross violation of the Custom history and tradition of ODE-OMU and is therefore null and void and of 'no effect either as an instrument or at all.

(iii) The said purported Declaration was not made in accordance with the Chief's Law Cap 19.

(iv) The 4th Defendant is not entitled under the Custom, history and tradition of ODE OMU or at all to be considered or recommended for or be appointed to or be installed as the Baale of ODE OMU following the death of one Bakare Ojo in July 1987.

(v) The purported election and recommendation of…

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