BUOYE OMUSO (BROWN) HOUSE IN FINIMA AND ITS TERRITORIAL SETTLEMENTS



PARAMOUNTCY OF BUOYE OMUSO (BROWN) MAJOR HOUSE IN FINIMA AND ITS TERRITORIAL SETTLEMENTS

B
uoye Omuso (Brown) Major House of Finima doesn't impart any of its regional Settlements to some other House or Family. 

Its regional Settlements are limited in the South, by the coastline, and over the Bonny River to settlements in Bregede and others, in the East, by a reasonable and undisputed limit with the LongJohn House of Abalamabie, at Gum-Kiri, in the North West, by a brook known as Eresinye-Okolo, behind Bonny Government School Bonny. 

As a sign of their responsibility for land, and in acknowledgment of their progenitors' responsibility for, it was the Buoye Omuso (Brown) Major House that only claimed the Memorial House, Brown Waterfront, Finima Town Square [aka "Buo Nungo] signifying "Buo's Square" and Brown House War kayak dock house in the Old Finima Settlement, which were all supplanted in New Finima, when the Community was migrated in 1991. Buoye Omuso (Brown) Major House has additionally appreciated and practiced restrictive and most extreme demonstrations of responsibility for lands in Finima, by building consequently, allowing licenses to non-individuals from the House to live in their settlements, renting and assigning parts thereof to non-individuals from the House just as outsiders, including corporate associations and so forth. 

The notable and acknowledged history of the establishing and responsibility for by the Buoye Omuso (Brown) Major House is recorded and furthermore embodied in many distributed books, and diaries, some of which are; 

(1) "The Trading States of the Oil Rivers" by G. I. Jones, distributed in 1963, and so forth, just as 

(2) Weber's Intelligence Report on Bonny, 1936. 

(3) "A History of Grand Bonny" by Professor E. J. Alagoa, distributed in 1972, 

There are likewise plenty of chose cases on the establishing and responsibility for some of which are; 

(1)Suit No. PHC/174/1972 – Chief Samuel O. Tobin and Others VS Chief Israel I. Earthy colored &Others; this judgment on offer was certified by the Court of advance in Enugu in Suit No. FCA/E/60/1980 – Chief Samuel O. Tobin and Others VS Chief Israel I Brown and Others, 

(2) Suit No: PHC/188/2010 – Chief Y. S. Tobin VS Chief Yibo Buowari Brown and Others, 

(3)Suit No: PHC/745/2012 – Chief Young Sunday Tobin and Others VS(i) Mobil Producing 

Nigeria Unlimited, 

(ii) Julius Berger Nigeria Plc; 

(iii) Chief Henry Buowari Brown and 

(iv)Elder (Barrister) Bara Brown and numerous other chose cases. 

The issue of Paramountcy of the Buoye Omuso (Brown) Major House, in Finima, and the establishing of Finima by its progenitors, is all around caught and compactly put on page 99 of the 

Judgment in Suit No. PHC/174/1972 – Chief Samuel O. Tobin and Others versus Boss Israel I. Earthy colored and Others, where the preliminary Judge Hon. Equity O. Inko-Tariah appropriately put it accordingly; 

"The Brown House with its centrality in Finima as the originators are the proprietors of all property vested in the Finima town aside from property in private responsibility for families" 

It is along these lines not astonishing that, when the early European brokers/teachers showed up at Bonny Island, they discovered Chief Omoni Jack Brown, who was then the Head and Chief of Buoye Omuso (Brown) Major House and Paramount Chief of Finima, in a place of outright expert in Finima and relative freedom with in the Ibani tribe. He was titled the "Legislative head of Finima". He additionally gave asylum in Finima to King William Dappa Pepple when the last came back from oust in 1861, and made empowering condition for the early Christian preachers to proliferate the gospel in Ibani land

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