SANUSI, JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Plateau State High Court delivered on 31/5/99 by Dakyen, J in suit No. PLD/J/296/94. The respondent in this appeal was the plaintiff at the lower court while the appellant was the defendant. The original writ of summons was filed in the said suit by the plaintiff/respondent in this appeal on 9/6/94 along with the statement of claim. In the said writ of summons, the respondent made the underlisted claims at the lower court:
(i) Estimated cost of vehicle 504 Pick-up registration No.
PL 7728 JD destroyed. N600,000.00k (six hundred thousand naira only).
(ii) Cost of medication, treatment received by the people injured in the plaintiff’s vehicle during the accident-
N4,000.00k (four thousand naira only. ) Touring expenses paid by the plaintiff of the scrap vehicle 504 PL 7728 JD - N300.00k (three hundred naira only).
Loss of income and daily earnings from 504 vehicle registration No. PL 7728…