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ZENITH BANK OF NIGERIA v. EMMANUEL OHAJA

(2016) JELR 41092 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/197/2011  •  26 May 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA; FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO JCA;

Judgement

IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Decision of the Honourable Justice I. N. Akomas sitting at the High Court of Abia State No. 1, Osisioma Division which decision was delivered on the 29th day of June, 2010 in Suit No. HOS/110/2003. It would be recalled that the Respondent as Plaintiff/Judgment-Creditor/Applicant initiated Garnishee proceedings against the Osisioma Local Government, the First Bank of Nigeria PLC. (Ariaria Branch); Zenith Bank of Nigeria PLC (Osisioma Branch) and Intercontinental Bank of Nigeria, PLC (Osisioma Branch) as the Defendant/Judgment Debtor, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Garnishees respectively. The present Appellant was the 3rd Garnishee and by the Motion Ex-parte dated the 19th day of May, 2010 but filed on the 21st day of May, 2010, the Respondent sought for the following Orders.

?1. Leave to the Plaintiff/Judgment-Creditor/Applicant to apply for an Order Nisi against the Garnishees First Bank of Nigeria PLC (Ariaria…

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