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JOHN EROMOSELE DARLINTON v. SKYE BANK PLC & ORS

(2017) JELR 37500 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/354/2008  •  10 Jul 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA; TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an Appeal against the Ruling of the Federal High Court Lagos Division in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/1151/2005 delivered on 30th October, 2007, by Honourable Justice I.N Auta in favour of the Respondents.

The material facts of the case culminating in this appeal is rendered thus:

The Appellant acting on the belief that he was unlawfully suspended as Managing Director of the 1st Respondent, instituted an action in the lower Court, wherein he sought certain reliefs. During hearing of the matter on 30th October, 2007, the Appellant as P.W.1 sought to tender the Minutes of the Board meetings of the 1st Respondent. The Respondents counsel raised an objection to the admission of the Minutes and the trial Court held the Minutes inadmissible on the grounds that the document was in breach of the Rules of Court and were not pleaded. The trial Court sustained the objection and rejected the said document.

Dissatisfied with the Ruling, theā€¦

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