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UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC V. MR. ABBAS ISSA MOHAMMED & ANOR.

(2011) JELR 33888 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/IL/19/2009  •  26 Jan 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
TIJJANI ABDULLAHI JCA; SOTONYE DENTON WEST JCA; IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA;

Judgement

SOTONYE DENTON WEST, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The thrust of this appeal is focused inter-alia on service of a writ of summons outside jurisdiction of this court and this appeal against the ruling of Honourable Justice J. F. Gbadeyan on an interlocutory application delivered on 26/12/2008, wherein the lower court dismissed the application of the appellant challenging the service as well as service of summons out of jurisdiction. Being dissatisfied with the lower court's ruling the appellant filed a notice of appeal containing five grounds of appeal.

The appellant distilled three issues for determination and the respondents too distilled three issues for determination.

On the 23rd day of November, 2010, the appellant's counsel Adedayo Adediji adopted his brief of arguments dated the 17th day of April, 2009, and filed 20th day of April, 2009; he prayed this court to allow the appeal.

The respondent counsel M. H. Adeniyi adopted his brief of argument dated 4th day of No…

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