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LAWAL UMAR & ANOR v. KINGSLEY OKEKE

(2016) JELR 36989 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/175/2014  •  5 Feb 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
UWANI MUSA ABBA-AJI JCA; ISAIAH OLUFEMI AKEJU JCA; IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA JCA;

Judgement

IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By a Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim, the Respondent (as Plaintiff) claimed as follows against the appellant; (as defendant):

"WHEREOF the plaintiff is injured by the defendants' acts and/or omission and claim against them both jointly and severally as follows:

1. The sum of N600, 000.00 only being the purchase price of the plaintiffs Tokumbo Citroen C25D (J5 Peugeot) Bus completely damaged as a result of an accident caused by the 1st defendant along Jos-Abuja road.

2. The sum of N10, 000.00 per day from the 23/11/2007 till the date of judgment being loss of earning as a result of the accident.

3. The cost of filling and prosecution of this suit".

On the 8th of March, 2011, Hon. Justice David S. Wyon, of the Kafancha High Court of Kaduna State (herein referred to as the lower Court) delivered default judgment in favour of the respondents. The appellants were dissatisfied with the judgment; hence they filed a motion on N…

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