BULKACHUWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The respondent, as plaintiff before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory by a writ of summons dated 12/4/95 claimed against the defendant/appellant the following reliefs:
"The plaintiff claim jointly and severally against the defendants the sum of N1,245,539.30 being debt owed and due to plaintiff as at January 1995 as a result of credit facilities made available to the defendants on 20th August, 1993 which debt the defendant has failed, refused and/or neglected to settle, inspite of repeated demands.
Whereof the plaintiff claim as follows:
(1) The said sum of N1,245,539.30
(2) Interest at
(a) current bank rate up to date of judgment
(b) 10% per annum till settlement of the judgment debt.
Thereafter, on the 24/4/95, the plaintiff filed a motion ex-parte whereby he sought for an order of interim attachment of vehicle Mercedes Benz 200 with registration No. LCA 7401 TA and Honda Accord registration No. PL 19 KRV, proper…