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OKOH ANDREW OGWUCHE v. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF BENUE STATE & 3 ORS [ -VS- ACCESS BANK PLC AND 12 ORS

(2019) JELR 91418 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/MKD/15M/2019  •  19 Jul 2019  •  Nigeria

Coram
HON. JUSTICE S.H. DANJIDDA PRESIDING

Judgement


The instant ruling is in respect of the Affidavit to show cause filed by the 1st and 11th Garnishees herein. The said Affidavits to show cause were filed pursuant to the Garnishee Order Nisi issued on the 2nd of July 2019, attaching the judgment sum of N8,490,960.00 (Eight Million Four Hundred and Ninety Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixty Naira)only.

The 3rd to 10th, 12th and 13th Garnishees were discharged on the 18th of July 2019 following the application of Counsel for the Judgment Creditor. In effect, the 1st, 2nd and 11th Garnishees, being Access Bank Plc, United Bank For Africa Plc and Fidelity Bank Plc, respectively are the remaining un-discharged garnishees.

The 1st Garnishee filed her affidavit to show cause on the 17/07/2019. Lizzy Onyeke, the litigation/Administrative Secretary in the law firm of F. M. Ebofuame-Nezan deposed to the said affidavit. Of the 6 – Paragraph Affidavit, Paragraphs 4(i-iii) are the most relevant and they read thus:

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