ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Appellant filed this appeal against the judgment of Kano State High Court in Suit No. K/81/2015, delivered on 18th, May 2015, by Hon. Justice Aisha Ibrahim Mahmud, whereof she gave judgment to the plaintiff in the sum of One Million and Eighty Thousand Naira (₦1,080,000.00) only, being a debt owed.
At the trial Court, the Respondent (as Plaintiff) had sought the following reliefs:
1) The sum of ₦1,080,000 (One Million Eighty Thousand Naira Only) being the amount due to the plaintiff from the defendant.
2) 10% Court interest on the judgment sum from the date of judgment till the judgment sum is liquidated.
3) Cost of this action.
By motion, filed on 7/4/2015, the matter was slated for 18/4/2015, for hearing under the Summary Judgment Procedure (Order 11 Kano State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2014). The Defendant/Appellant was served with the processes but did not consider it prudent to file any document to challenge the cas…