The then West African Court of Appeal (WACA) judgement in the case between IKWERRE VS. OKRIKA in 1958 bordering on the status of Port Harcourt settled it.

WACA decided that Port Harcourt belongs to the Igbos. There was no appeal till date.

When Elechi Amadi was confronted with the WACA judgement by Ohaneze Ndi Igbo Counsel, he affirmed it and it was admitted in evidence.
His only remark was that "the Ikwerre people involved their wealthy Igbo brothers in litigation, fought for Port Harcourt under the shadow of their rich brothers against Okrika people and consequently, the court so ruled.

When asked whether he appealed against that judgement, he said NO.

That Port Harcourt is an Igbo city was a judgement of a superior court that has not been vacated.

The original inhabitants of Obigbo were mostly from Ngwa, Arochukwu and Owerri.
Legally, traditionally and Originally Igweocha or Iguacha(Portharcourt) is Igbo land.

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