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DR. FRANCIS NNAJI & ORS v. POLYCARP IKECHUKWU IWUEKE

(2018) JELR 39458 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/105/2017  •  23 Feb 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
HUSSEIN MUKHTAR JCA; MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU JCA; FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO JCA;

Judgement

FREDERICK O. OHO, JCA (DELIVERING THE LEADING JUDGMENT): This appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Justice of Sokoto State in Suit No. SS/14/2008 delivered on the 22-4-2016 Coram BELLO ABBAS, J (as he then was). By the said Judgment, the Court awarded the sum of Five-Million (5,000,000.00) Naira damages against the Appellants herein and one Chukwuma Ignatius Eluwa who was the 4th Defendant at the Court below and who is not an Appellant in this Appeal - see page 289 of the record of appeal.

By a writ of summons filed on the 27-2-2008 and an Amended Statement of Claim filed on the 30-7-2008, the Respondent as Plaintiff at paragraph 26 of the said Amended Statement of Claim claimed against the Appellants and the said Defendant- Chukwuma Ignatius Eluwa, jointly and severally as follows;

WHEREFORE the Plaintiff claims against the Defendants jointly and severally as follows;

a. ₦20,000,000.00 (Twenty-Million Naira) damages.

b. 10% interest on Judgment sum from date of Judgment to…

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