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AMOS BEZ IDAKULA (Des'd) v. DORCAS RICHARDS & ANOR

(2000) JELR 42097 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/104/96  •  12 Jul 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
JUSTIN THOMPSON AKPABIO JCA; JOSEPH JEREMIAH UMOREN JCA; CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH JCA;

Judgement

AKPABIO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): 'This is a composite appeal against three decisions of Momoh J. (as she then was) of the Plateau State High Court, sitting at Jos in suit No. PLD/J/334/89 delivered on three different dates as follows:

(i) "Judgment delivered on 22/4/91 for plaintiff against 1st defendant for the admitted sum of N30,000.00 with 15% interest effective from July, 1987 till amount is fully paid up. The unadmitted balance and case against 2nd defendant is to proceed to trial on 8/5/91.

(ii) Judgment delivered on 16/5/91 as follows at p.56 of records:-

The plaintiff now claims the balance of N28, 200 with 15% interest from July, 1987. Defendant Pleads liable to the said balance claimed. The defendant liable to pay the balance of N28,200.00 with 15% interest from July, 1987. Defendant ordered to pay the said amount.

I apply to be allowed to pay N15,000.00 per quarter.

The defendant to pay the judgment debt when due by quarterly instalments in advance beginn…

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