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ADAMA BEVERAGES LIMITED v. ALHAJI HAMIDU GALLEON

(2016) JELR 36941 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/YL/6/2015  •  3 Mar 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY JCA; SAIDU TANKO HUSSAINI JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA;

Judgement

JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an Appeal against the Judgment of the High Court of Justice Adamawa State in Suit No. ADSY/76M/2015 delivered on 18th September 2014. The Court below, sitting in its appellate jurisdiction, dismissed the Appeal of the present Appellant and one Alhaji Ahmed H. Zarma, against the decision of the Upper Area Court delivered on 30-04-13. Aggrieved by the decision of the Court below, the Appellant sought and obtained the leave of the Court below to file an Appeal vide its Notice of Appeal on 04-11-14.

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The brief facts of this case are as follows: The Respondent, a businessman, filed an action before the Upper Area Court 2 Yola against "Faro Bottling Company Limited" in Suit number CV/FI/TR/51/2000 on 04-11-02. Therein, he claimed inter alia for: (i) the sum of N680,400.00, being the amount accrued by the Defendant for hiring 1,200 crates of empty soft drink bottles from the Plaintiff at the rate of N10,800 per month fro…

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