HON. COMMISSIONER FOR INDUSTRY & SOLID MINERALS DEVELOPMENT & ORS
TIJJANI ABDULLAHI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the interlocutory ruling of the High Court of Justice Kwara State holding at Ilorin, Coram, M. A. Akoja (J) delivered on 14th day of January, 2011, which, dismissed the claim of the Claimant/Appellant at the pre-trial stage for, alleged non-compliance with the Statutory Provisions. The facts of the case that gave rise to the appeal under consideration, are that: The Appellant as Claimant at the Court below, filed a Writ of Summons dated 11th July, 2006 and amended Statement of claim against the Respondents as Defendants and claimed the following reliefs:
"(1) The claimant pray (sic) for recover of possession of the premises known and situate at Kwara Textile Industry Limited, No. 134 Muritala Mohammed Road, Ilorin.
(2) Payment of the rent arrears for the year 2004 July 2009 which is Five Million, Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N5,550,000.00) only at the rate of N100,000 per month (sic).