(2002) JELR 57837 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/124/95 ·  21 Feb 2002 ·  Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
4th appellants
locus standi
prescribed authority
present case
first defendant
learned trial judge
grounds of appeal
second defendant
basegun of ijebu-igbo
respondent’s brief
1st defendant
5th plaintiff
chiefs law of ogun state
judgment of the trial court
lead judgment
statement of claim
4th plaintiffs
humble view
preliminary matters
said respondent
1st respondent
certificate of incorporation of their association
lst defendant
minor chief
registered trustees of the association
said ground
third issue of the respondent
3rd issue of the respondent
above issues
association of nigeria
brief of arguments
conditions of the appeal
court of appeal act
hearing of the case
high court of ogun state
ijebu igbo
leave of this court
ogun state’s traditional healers association
plaintiffs’ claims
reply brief
respective briefs of arguments
respondent’s issues
said members of the association
such issues
wrong reasons

ADAMU, JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): The five (5) appellants herein as plaintiffs sued the respondents at the High Court of Ogun State holden at Ijebu Igbo, claiming the following reliefs:

The plaintiffs’ claims is for a declaration that the 5th plaintiff is the lawfully recognized and regularly installed Basegun of Ijebu-Igbo Branch of Ogun State Traditional Healers ,- Association of Nigeria. An injunction restraining the defendant jointly and severally from interfering in any way in the functions and activities of Ogun State Traditional Healers Association or from recognizing the second defendant as Basegun of Ijebu-Igbo. An injunction restraining the second defendant from parading himself as Basegun of Ijebu-Igbo under the Ogun State’s Traditional Healers Association of Nigeria. Upon being served with the writ of summons and the statement of claim the two defendants/respondents entered appearance and filed a joint statement of defence. Both parties then called their witn…

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