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MAINSTREET BANK (NIGERIA) LIMITED & ORS v. ALHAJI SAKA HAMMED

(2018) JELR 38592 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/1369/2016  •  11 May 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA; UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU JCA;

Judgement

TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Lagos State, in the Ikeja Division delivered by Oke-Lawal (Mrs.) J. on the 30th day of September, 2016 in Suit No:LD/782/2005 as contained at pages 1147 - 1164 of the Records of Appeal wherein the Lower Court entered judgment in favour of the Respondent (Claimant) who initiated the suit against the defunct Afribank Nigeria Plc. The said Afribank Nigeria Plc was taken over by the 1st Appellant and then, the 1st Appellant was taken over by the 2nd Appellant. The reliefs sought by the Respondent against the Appellants are as contained in the 2nd Amended Statement of Claim and other processes at pages 723-809 of the Records of Appeal.

Nettled by the decision of the Lower Court, the Appellants filed the instant appeal. The Appellant's amended Notice of Appeal containing four grounds of appeal was filed on the 31st day of January, 2017. The Appellants' Brief of Argument was filed…

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