MARY PETER-ODILI, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Judicial Division delivered on 22nd September, 2004 wherein it ordered the appellant to pay the judgment debt of Eight Million Naira (₦8,000,000.00) with ten thousand naira (₦10,000.00) costs.
FACTS BRIEFLY STATED
The suit originated at the Enugu High Court on the 30th day of July, 1999 where the plaintiff now respondent brought an action against the defendant now appellant seeking the following reliefs:
(a) Specific performance of the contract between the plaintiff and the defendant dated 27th August 1998.
(b) An order of Perpetual Injunction restraining the defendant from purchasing and laying or utilizing 150mm ductile iron delivery pipes or any other type or size of pipes for water supply at the University of Nigerian Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu from any other source or source (sic) whatsoever other than from the plaintiff or in the alternative;