IKARE COMMUNITY BANK NIG. LTD.
V.
ADEMUWAGUN

(2004) JELR 51140 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/B/190/2001 ·  6 Jul 2004 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
I.C.B. (Nig.) Ltd. v. Ademuwagun (2005) 7 NWLR (Pt. 924) 275
CORAM
MUHAMMAD S. MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE JCA (Presided) AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JCA NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA JCA (Read the Lead Judgment)
Core Terms Beta
respondent
car
counsel
workable condition
necessary repairs
issues
grounds of appeal
appeal
lower court
consequential order
learned trial judge
relevant authorities
court of appeal
lead judgment
appellant’s case
manager of the appellant bank
ngwuta jca
order of the lower court
respondent’s car
said car
senior counsel
alleged indebtedness of the respondent
briefs of argument
delivery up of the plaintiff
delivery up of the said saloon car
detention of the said car
following awards
following claims
general damages
give effect
grounds
grounds of appeal issues
humble view
judgment of the ondo state high court
learned counsel’s view
listed items
loss of use of the said car
members of the appellant
own brief of argument
peugeot saloon car
plaintiff’s claim
respondent file
respondent’s appointment
respondent’s claim
respondent’s issues
respondent’s refund
said meeting
saloon car
seizure of the respondent
totality of evidence

NGWUTA JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Ondo State High Court, Ikare Judicial Division, in suit No. HIK/20/96. The judgment was delivered on 23rd September, A 1999.

The respondent who was the plaintiff in the court below was the manager of the appellant Bank. The bank was the defendant in the lower court. The respondent’s appointment as the manager of the bank was terminated by the appellant sometime in October, 1995. Before the termination of his appointment, the respondent on 18/3/95, in his capacity as the manager of the appellant Bank, attended a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bank. At the said meeting, the alleged indebtedness of the respondent to the appellant was raised. This led to the seizure of the respondent’s Peugeot Saloon Car Registered as No. OD 515 KA by members of the appellant’s Board of Directors who handed the car over tothe Police at Ikare Akoko, Ondo State for safe-keeping pending the respondent’s refund…

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