''In Benin custom when a son is born and the mother is separated from the father and she as a result keeps the boy, it is only until he grows up enough to look after himself that he returns to his father who starts inducting him into his paternal family's way of life''..This reference is acknowledged by the 3rd Defendant Solomon Eghobamien Esq. in his book (Igiogbe and miscellany published in 2009) p.53
Mr. Ojomo actions relayed on the Benin custom and the fear of the children's safety due to our father's state of mind and the fact he had a new wife (April 1970) There were several stories of some unbelievable atrocities of some other wives eliminating the eldest son of their husband to make place for their own son to become the eldest..This reference is also acknowledged by the 3rd Defendant Solomon Eghobamien Esq. in his book (Igiogbe and miscellany published in 2009) p.47-49 Chapter 4.
BREAK-UP OF MY MARRIAGE WITH YOUR MOTHER…Letter of 17/11/ 72 _ Other issues have overtaken the purpose for which that letter was written it only confirms the courtship and marriage processes to my mother, our birth stories confirming me as the senior son of the testator (p.2 & 3) His Biafra story in brief, the Shock he received from a broken marriage and his experience of nearly becoming insane which has always influenced the testator in trying to disinherit me (p.4 & 6) then the letter from Mr. Ojomo (27/02/72) calming he restrained visitation and advise that the children would seek their father in due course and in the last part of the letter saying we belong to the Umweni family (p.9 & 10)
Sam E. Umweni …TO THE OKAEGBE AND MY CHILDREN (To be read before my burial arrangements) 15/11/98
A document taken under oath in secrecy not of my knowledge or that of the Ogbeide Umweni or Umweni Osagie family. "Hate is a strong emotion, it kills rational thinking and subdue fair judgment"