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ADEBAYO SOSANYA v. ENGINEER ADEBAYO ONADEKO & ORS

(2000) JELR 43946 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/6/97  •  15 Jun 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA JCA; FRANCIS FEDODE TABAI JCA; OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE JCA;

Judgement

ONALAJA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiff at page 88 of the record of appeal in paragraph 23 of his amended statement of claim being its concluding paragraph sought against the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th defendants the undermentioned reliefs:-

23 RELIEFS SOUGHT

(a) A declaration that the 1st defendant Engr. Adebayo Idowu Onadeko's - purported nomination and selection as the Odemo of Isara, Isara, Remo, Ogun State of Nigeria is unconstitutional, illegal and contrary to the customary law and as such null, void, ultra vires and of no effect whatsoever.

(b) A declaration that the submission of the 1st defendant's name to the kingmakers is null and void.

(c) A declaration that the non-submission by the Rokodo/Ogunsere ruling house of the plaintiff's name to kingmakers as one of the candidates vying for appointment to the chieftaincy is ultra vires the ruling house, and illegal.

(d) A declaration that the 1st defendant is not qualified to be a candidate for appo…

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