MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM SIRAJO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of Egbo-Egbo, J., sitting at the Federal High Court Lagos, delivered on 25/06/2001 in Suit No. FHC/L/786/98. Before that Court, the 1st Respondent as plaintiff, instituted a suit against the Appellant and the 2nd and 3rd Respondents, as Defendants. By his Statement of Claim dated 12/10/1998, the plaintiff claimed the following reliefs against the Defendants:
a. A declaration that the agreement contained in the 1st defendant’s letter of instruction dated 2nd of November, 1993 and the plaintiff’s acceptance letter of the 3rd of November, 1993 is binding on the defendants.
b. A declaration that the defendants are in breach of the said agreement by virtue of their failure and/or refusal to pay the plaintiff the sums due to him as expenses and recovery commission in this matter.
c. The sum of N10 million (Ten Million Naira) being special and general damages for wrongful termination of the p…