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PRINCE A.I. UMEJURU & ORS V. CHIEF F.P. IMORDI & ORS

(2009) JELR 47298 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/PH/48/96  •  25 Jun 2009  •  Nigeria

Coram
SULEIMAN GALADIMA JCA; MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA; EJEMBI EKO JCA;

Judgement

SULEIMAN GALADIMA, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): The respondents who were the plaintiffs in the court below claimed against the defendants, now the Respondents as follows:

"1. A declaration in accordance with tradition; native law and custom and customs and usage of the Umuenyike Royal Family of Ali-Ogba, the 4th Plaintiff was duly selected, appointed and installed to the stool of Eze Ogba Nwadei Ogbuchi on 27th March, 1994.

2. A declaration that in accordance with the tradition, native law and customs and usages of the Umuenyike Royal Family of Ogba the 1st defendant is not and has not been validly selected, appointed and/or installed to the stool of Eze Ogba Nwadei Ogbuehi by the Umuenyike Royal Family and any such ceremony organized by the defendants is consequently null and void.

3. An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 1st defendant by himself, servants, agents or privies from acting or parading himself as the reigning Eze Ogba Nwadei Ogbuehi.

4. An Order of…

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