MINISTRY FOR LOCAL GOVT AND CHIEFTAINCY AFFAIRS & ORS
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UNITY BANK & ORS

(2018) JELR 39005 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/S/46/2017 ·  24 May 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
HUSSEIN MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
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said appellants
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trial judge
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FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Appeal is against the decision of the Federal High Court Gusau, Zamfara State, delivered on the 27-02-2017, by FATIMA MURTALA, J wherein the Court entered final judgment/Ruling in favour of the Respondent/Judgment Creditor in which the Appellants took out an Interpleader Summons, claiming interest over vehicles attached in Execution of the judgment against the judgment Debtors who are Appellants in this Court. The Court below, having found that the Appellants did not prove their claims the said Appellants have in their dissatisfaction with the Courts Ruling filed an Appeal to this Court.

Their Notice and Grounds of Appeal dated 14th March, 2017 containing three (3) Grounds of Appeal, was filed on the same date. See pages 78-79 of the record. The Record of Proceedings of the Court below was transmitted on the 24-03-2017. An Amended Notice of Appeal was filed on the 30-10-2017 and deemed properly filed on the 30-1-20…

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