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INSPECTOR ISA SARKI v. JOHN LAMELA

(2016) JELR 36939 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/14/2012  •  24 Feb 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY JCA; SAIDU TANKO HUSSAINI JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA;

Judgement

BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Gombe State sitting in its appellate jurisdiction in Appeal No: GM/110A/2010: John Lamela V. Inspector Isa Sarki delivered on 4/8/2011, in which the judgment of the Upper Area Court Boh in favour of the Appellant herein was set aside and the judgment of the Billiri Area Court Poshiya in favour of the Respondent herein was restored.

The Appellant who was peeved by the said judgment had promptly appealed to this Court by a Notice of Appeal on four grounds of appeal filed on 28/6/2012 with leave of Court obtained same date. The Record of Appeal was transmitted to this Court on 12/5/2013 but deemed properly transmitted on 7/2/2014. The Appellant'??s brief was filed on 27/1/2015 but deemed properly filed on 2/5/2015. The Respondent'??s brief was duly filed on 30/6/2015. The Appellant's Reply brief was filed on 5/10/2015 but deemed properly filed on 6/10/2015. On …

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