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KASSIM
V.
ADESEMOWO & ORS

(2021) JELR 108813 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.448/2012 ·  7 May 2021 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
Kudirat Motonmori Olatokunbo Kekere-Ekun, JSC John Inyang Okoro, JSC Ejembi Eko, JSC Ibrahim Mohammed Musa Saulawa, JSC Adamu Jauro, JSC

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
male line
female line
trial court
15th defendants
9th defendants
appeal no. ca
court of appeal
learned trial judge
lower court
7th-9th
8th defendant
5th defendant
7th-15th defendants
decision of the learned trial judge
line
ojuromi ruling house
14th defendant
meeting of the kingmakers
oba orimolusi elect of ijebu-igbo
preponderance of evidence
amended statement of claim
learned justices of the lower court
orimolusi of ijebu igbo
turn of ojuromi ruling house
vacant stool of orimolusi of ijebu igbo
2nd january
4th respondent
appeal of the 1st respondent
appeal of the appellant
brief facts
consolidated judgment of the court of appeal
copious evidence
decision of the high court
demise of oba daniel adelayo kupakude
evidence of the pw6
final addresses of counsel
following conclusions
high court
high court of ogun state
holding of the learned trial judge
interpretation of paragraph
laws of ogun state
leading judgment
nomination of the 5th defendant
provisions of the orimolusi chieftaincy declaration
qualified kingmaker
said selection
selection of the appellant

JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the consolidated judgment of the Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division delivered on the 14th day of June, 2012 in the consolidated Appeal Nos. CA/I/69/99 and CA/I/267B/99, wherein the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal of the Appellant in Appeal No. CA/I/267B/99 and 4th Respondent in Appeal No. CA/I/69/99 being the Appellant in this appeal and quashed the decision of the High Court nullifying the selection of the Appellant herein as Orimolusi of Ijebu Igbo on the sole ground that the 14th Defendant (at the trial Court) participated in the selection exercise when he was not a qualified kingmaker. The Court of Appeal also allowed the appeal of the 1st Respondent in this appeal who was the Appellant in appeal No. CA/I/69/99 and 1st Respondent in appeal No. CA/I/267B/2012 at the Court below, only to the extent of nullifying the participation of the 8th, 9th, 14th and 15th Defendants at the High Court who par…

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