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FORTIS MICROFINANCE BANK
V.
AMAEFULA & ORS

(2021) JELR 108777 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/261/2014 ·  15 Jan 2021 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
Stephen Jonah Adah, JCA Yargata Byenchit Nimpar, JCA Elfrieda Oluwayemisi Williams-Dawodu, JCA

Ratio Decidendi

YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Abuja delivered by HON. JUSTICE U.A. INYANG on the 28th January, 2014 wherein the Court below awarded the sum of N2,100,000.00 (Two Million, One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) in favour of the 1st Respondent. Dissatisfied with the said decision, the Appellant filed a Notice of Appeal on the 7th February, 2014 donating 6 grounds of Appeal.

The facts leading to this appeal are amenable to brief summary, the 1st Respondent herein sued for the enforcement of his fundamental rights via its application dated 5th September, 2012 wherein he claimed declaratory and injunctive reliefs as well as damages arising from an alleged breach his fundamental rights by the Appellant, and the 2nd - 5th Respondents who denied any liability via their Counter Affidavits and Written Addresses filed in opposition to the 1st Respondent's applica…

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