MANGAJI, J.CA. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The main appeal in this case, concerned the judgment of Uloko, Chief Judge of Plateau State the date of the delivery of which has become the primary issue. In it the learned trial Judge found the claim of the respondent as plaintiff proved and concluded as follows:-
"On the whole, I am satisfied that the plaintiff has proved its claim against the defendant. Consequently, I hereby enter judgment for the plaintiff, against the defendant in the sum of N3,240.000.00.
The defendant is hereby ordered to pay the plaintiff, of the sum of N3,240.000.00 as damages for the detention of its trailer tanker, BO 2913 P from 16/12/93, until 30/11/94, when it was conditionally released by the court."
The appellant was thoroughly dissatisfied with the above judgment. It accordingly, filed a notice of appeal containing four ground dated 11th August, 1995. It seems after the judgment, the respondent applied by a writ of fifa and levied execution on some o…