ADEMOLA SAMUEL BOLA, J.C.A.:(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Justice, Abia State Holden at Ohafia, coram Hon. Justice A.C. Chioma delivered on the 3rd of December, 2014. Judgment was entered in favour of the Claimant against the Defendant as per the reliefs claimed by the Claimant. The sum of N20,000.00 was also awarded to the Claimant against the Defendant.
Dissatisfied with this Judgment, the Defendant/Appellants appealed against the decision of the lower Court. The Original Notice of Appeal was filed on 17/12/2014. The Amended Notice of Appeal was filed on 21/12/2017. The Record of Appeal was deemed transmitted to this Court on 16/10/2017. The Appellants’ Brief of Argument was deemed filed on 11/2/2019. The Respondent filed no Brief of Argument.
The Claimant/Respondent at the High Court of Justice of Abia State sitting at Ohafia, Abia State instituted an action against the Defendant/Appellants on 27th Marc…