MARY U. PETER-ODILI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellants herein were the Defendants at the trial Court where the Respondent as Plaintiff instituted the suit subject of this appeal through a Writ of summons and Statement of Claim filed on 14th February, 2007 in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria sitting at Abuja, Coram: The Honourable Justice M.N. Oniyangi seeking the six (6) reliefs endorsed in paragraph 31(i) - (vi) of the Statement of Claim as follows:-
STATEMENT OF RELEVANT FACTS:
1. The Respondent (as Plaintiff) commenced Suit No. FCT/HC/CV/461/2007 by Writ of summons and statement of Claim filed on 14th February, 2007 against the present Appellants (as Defendants) in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria sitting at Abuja (Coram: The Honourable Justice, M.N. Oniyangi) seeking the 6 reliefs endorsed in Paragraph 31 (i)-(vi) of her Statement of Claim in terms outlined therein.
2. Simultaneously, with the filing of th…