ABDU ABOKI, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of the F.C.T. Abuja sitting at Wuse Zone 5 presided over by Justice Hussein Mukhtar delivered on 11th day of February 2005 in Suit No. FCT/HC/CV/653/03.
The present Appellant, who was the plaintiff at the trial court, instituted the action against the respondent, who was the Defendant claiming.
"1. The sum of ₦1,831,500 being the total cost of 60 rooms reserved by the plaintiff for the Defendant for 4 nights at the request/instruction of the defendant.
2. 10% interest on the judgment sum from the date of judgment till the sum is liquidated."
The brief facts of this case are that the respondent by a letter dated 13/12/2002 (Exhibit 1) requested the Appellant to reserve all rooms in its Hotel from the 2nd to 6th January 2003. The letter also requested the Appellant to forward the available rooms and their cost implication.
The Appellant wrote to confirm the availability of sixty …