CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Kwara State, sitting in Ilorin, delivered by T. S. Umar, J on the 8th day of February, 2013.
The Respondent herein was the plaintiff in the lower court and in his writ of summons against the Appellant claimed as follows:
1. "The claimant claims the sum of Four Hundred and Twenty Six Thousand Naira (N426,000) against the defendant being the amount due to claimant out of Five Hundred Thousand agreed upon with defendants as claimant's commission for bringing the supply contract to defendant and which defendants have failed, refused and or neglected to pay.
2. Interest of 10% per annum from the date of judgment until the judgment debt is fully and finally liquidated.
3. Cost of this suit."
The background facts are that the respondent herein i approached one Mr. Steve Ojukwu (the 1st defendant at the lower court) one of the directors of the appellant, informing him of a pend…