SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J. C. A. (Delivering the leading judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of the Enugu High Court presided by AHANONU, J of the Enugu State Judiciary. The said Judgment was delivered on the 30th October 2006 against the defendant.
The Plaintiff, who is the appellant herein had before the trial court per his amended statement of claim dated the 28th September 2004, claim against the defendants as follows:-
(a) The sum of N6, 480,056.47 (Six million, four hundred and eighty thousand and fifty six Naira forty-seven Kobo) being the value as at 31/12/2001 the excess deposit of N1,318.00 paid by the plaintiff in 1982 still retained by the defendant;
(b) The sum of N6,736,616.01 (six million seven hundred and thirty-six thousand six hundred and sixteen Naira ninety-one Kobo), being special damages for loss of profits suffered by the plaintiff from 1984 to 2001;
(c) Interest on the aforesaid sums of N6,480,056.47 and N6,736,616.91 at the rate of 25% per annum with ef…