PATRICIA AJUMA MAHMOUD, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of Hon. Justice M. A. Dada of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Lagos and delivered on the 30th day of April, 2015. By the said decision, the learned trial Court entered judgment in favour of the Claimant/Respondent in the sum of N18,000,000 (Eighteen Million Naira), being the cost of renovation work carried out on the Claimant/Respondent’s property situated at NO. 55D Adebisi Omotala Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Claimant/Respondent had by a writ of summons dated and filed on the 1st June, 2012, claimed against the defendant/appellant the following four reliefs:
1. A DECLARATION that the Defendant is indebted to the Claimant in the sum of N22,365,400.00 being the total cost of renovation work carried out on the Claimant’s property comprising of 12 Residential Flats together with Quarters and Apartment situated at NO. 55D. Adebisi Omotola Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.
2. An …