PHILOMENA MBUA EKPE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos delivered on the 11th day of June, 2007 in suit No.PLD/J/490/2006. The Appellants were the Defendants in the case while the Respondent was the Plaintiff in the case. The Plaintiff brought the matter under the undefended list and his claims were as follows:
1. The sum of N2,113,000.00 being the value of electrical items the plaintiff supplied to the defendants on credit at No.45 Church Street, Jos at various dates between May 2004 to June 2005 at the defendants' request but which the defendants have failed to pay despite repeated demands.
2. 25% interest on the said sum of N2,113,000.00 from 20th November, 2005 until judgment.
3. 10th interest on the said sum from the date of judgment till final liquidation.
On the 29th day of November, 2006, and in compliance with the Rules of Court, the Defendants filed a notice of intention to defend the s…