WALI, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiffs, after obtaining leave of the court to prosecute their case in a representative capacity, filed their writ of summons in the High Court of Kwara State holden at Ilorin claiming the following reliefs against the defendants:-
"(1) A declaration that the 1st defendant under the age long custom and tradition of Zambufu has no right whatsoever to ascend the throne as the Zhitsu of Zambufu.
(2) A declaration that under the native law the 1st defendant's family is not a ruling house in Zambufu.
(3) A declaration that the appointment and/or turbanning of the 1st defendant by the 2nd defendant on or about the 12th day of November, 1991 as the Zhitsu of Zambufu is illegal, null and void and or no effect whatsoever as same is against the age long custom and tradition or Zambufu relating to and in connection with the appointment of Zhitsu of Zambufu.
(4) A declaration that the 1st plaintiff is the duly selected and appointed Zhitsu of…