ABDU ABOKI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of Kano State High Court of Justice delivered on 27th day of May, 2010 by I. M. Karaye J. The brief summary of the facts that gave rise to this appeal are that sequel to the agency relationship between the Appellant and the Respondent, the Respondent supplied the Appellant with trucks of cement which the Appellant sold to government contractors on credit basis.
At a certain point in time the agency relationship that hitherto existed between the Appellant and the Respondent was terminated by the Appellant.
As at the time of the termination of the said agency relationship, the Respondent claimed that the Appellant was indebted to it to the tune of N12,986,500.00 (Twelve million, nine Hundred and Eighty-Six Thousand, Five Hundred Naira Only).
The Appellant on the other hand admitted that his outstanding indebtedness to the Respondent was N10,500,000.00 (Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira Only).…