ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of Ebonyi State High Court in Suit No. HAB/50/2015, delivered on 31st July, 2017, by Hon. Justice John Igboji, whereof the learned trial Judge granted the reliefs sought by the Plaintiff for special and general damages, in the sums of N39,000.00 and N200,000.00, respectively, against the Defendants.
Appellants were the Defendants at the lower Court, and the Respondent, herein, Plaintiff, at the lower Court.
At the trial Court the Respondent (as Plaintiff) had sought the following reliefs:
(1) A declaration that the withdrawal of the sum of Thirty Nine Thousand Naira only (N39,000.00) from the Plaintiff’s account number 2066016870 by the Defendants is unlawful.
(2) Thirty Nine Thousand Naira only (N39,000.00) as special damages, being the sum of money withdrawn from Plaintiff's account.
(3) Five Hundred Thousand only (N500,000.00) as general damages against the Defendants for the act of unlawful …