MUHAMMAD LADAN TSAMIYA, J.CA.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of Taraba State High Court, (herein referred to as the trial court I delivered on 8/7/2004.
In the trial court, the plaintiff took out a writ on the undefended list. The particulars briefly are as follows:-
Particulars of Claim
1. The plaintiff is a business man, contractor and general supplier and carry on business in the following names and styles.
(a) U.K. and Sons Nigeria,
(b) O.K. Stores,
(c) I.G. Group of Company,
(d) Our Brother Investment Nigeria.
2. That the defendant is Civil Engineering Company and has operational office in Jalingo Taraba State.
3. That the plaintiff employed some staff to run the above named business outfits for him in Argungu in Kebbi State, Bauehi, in Bauchi State and Maiduguri, in Borno State.
4. That the plaintiff using his four different business names supplied materials to the defendant between 2001 and 2002 totaling the sum of Eight Million, two…