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KIRFI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA COUNCIL v. DANJUMA MOHAMMED & ORS

(2017) JELR 37398 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/118/2016  •  26 Jan 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA; ADAMU JAURO JCA; RIDWAN MAIWADA ABDULLAHI JCA;

Judgement

ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiffs filed a writ of summons before the High Court of justice Bauchi State vide an undefended list dated 2nd July, 2013 and on 25th day September, 2013 same was marked and placed under the undefended list procedure seeking for the following reliefs against the Defendant.

A) AN ORDER for immediate satisfaction of the sum of N1,125,000.00 (One Million, One Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand Naira) only in favour of the plaintiffs against the defendant forthwith.

B) AN ORDER for the immediate and prompt satisfaction of the sum above with 10% post judgment interest forthwith.

C) AN ORDER for payment of costs of action.

The defendant filed a motion on notice dated 21st October, 2013 and filed same day, praying this Honourable Court to grant him leave to file and serve its Notice of Intention to defend and a conditional memorandum of appearance on the plaintiffs and same was granted. The matter was transferred to the general …

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