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CHUKWU & ANOR V. CHUKWU & ORS (2018) LPELR-45482(CA)

In The Court Of Appeal
In the Owerri Judicial Division
Holden at Owerri
ON FRIDAY, THE 24TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2018
Suit No: CA/OW/243/2017

Before Their Lordships:
B MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA J.C.A
AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE J.C.A
ITA GEORGE MBABA J.C.A

Between
1. LAWSON NNAMDI CHUKWU
2. L. A. S. CHUKWU & SONS NIG LTD

Appellants

And
1. HON. LOLO STELLA C. CHUKWU
2. MR. MODESTUS O. OBIWURU (By his Attorney Bartholomew Okafor)
3. UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLC

Respondents

LEAD JUDGMENT DELIVERED BY MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, J.C.A.

FACTS OF THE CASE
Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. (3rd respondent herein) advanced a loan facility to L. A. S. Chukwu & Sons Nig. Ltd and same was secured with a landed property/building known…



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