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(2021) JELR 109626 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/188/2015  •  2 Dec 2021  •  Nigeria

Oyebisi Folayemi Omoleye, JCA Biobele Abraham Georgewill, JCA Frederick Oziakpono Oho, JCA


BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Edo State, Coram: Oseyi O. Oigbekie J, in Suit No. B/161/2009: Madam Veronica Jacob Idemudia v. Mr. Ikhide Sheriff Aligbeh delivered on 6/11/2014, in which the claims of the Appellant as claimant against the Respondent as Defendant were dismissed for lacking in merit.

The Appellant was dissatisfied with the said judgment and had appealed against his Notice of Appeal filed on 25/11/2014 on three grounds of appeal. See pages 132 - 133 of the Record of Appeal. The Record of Appeal was compiled and transmitted to this Court on 22/7/2015 but was deemed as properly transmitted on 1/7/2021. The Appellant’s brief was filed on 8/4/2021. The Respondents’ brief was filed on 5/7/2021.

​At the hearing of this appeal on 26/10/2021, P. A. Ugheoke Esq., learned counsel for the Appellant, appearing with A. O. Ugbekile Esq., adopted the Appellant’s brief as their arguments and…

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