(2006) JELR 57848 (HC)    

High Court  ·  SUIT NO. HCR/23/06 ·  24 Nov 2006 ·  Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
statement of claim
ekiti state
5th defendants
judicial division
writ of summons
trade dispute
5th defendant
ondo state rules of the high court
high court
issue of jurisdiction
juristic persons
jurisdiction of this court
order of perpetual injunction
fundamental right
membership of the 4th defendant
trade union
action of the plaintiffs
agents of 2nd defendant
appendix a of the rules of court
applicants suit
arguments of counsel
a. t. lawal of counsel
consideration of other issues
ekiti division of ekiti state
ekiti state wing
following grounds
following reliefs
ground b
issue of trade dispute
learned counsel
legal person
legal right
mr. kowe of counsel
notice of preliminary objection
occupier of the position of the 1st defendant
plaintiffs’ counsel
plaintiffs’ salaries
procedure of the supreme court
salaries of secondary school tutors
venue of civil trial
view of the plaintiffs

ADEYEYE J (Delivering the Ruling): In a writ of summons dated 22nd day of September, 2006, the plaintiffs/applicants sought the following reliefs against the defendants/respondents: “(1) An order directing the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th defendants to account and refund all monies deducted from the salaries of Secondary School tutors with effect from October 2005 when the Ministry of Justice, Ekiti State directed them to stop the deduction of check off from their hard earned salaries.

A declaration that the plaintiffs in Ekiti State have a legal and fundamental right to their salaries without any deductions from the 1st, 2nd and 5th defendants.

A declaration that under the 1999 Constitution, membership of any association or union is voluntary and the same 1999 Constitution is supreme to any other law. An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 1st, 2nd and 5th defendant from further deducting plaintiffs’ salaries in Ekiti State in favour of any association or body.

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