(2008) JELR 57874 (HC)    

High Court  ·  HAD/120M/2007 ·  7 Aug 2008 ·  Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
disciplinary committee
2nd respondent
1st respondent
high court
contention of counsel
exhibits d1
fair hearing
nigeria union of teachers
rules of natural justice
e.g. afolabi esq
ekiti state
letters ref
principle of fair hearing
secondary school teachers
7th respondents
above referred cases
act of intimidation
applicants’ letters
conduct of the respondents amounts
daramola j
decision of the 2nd respondent
disciplinary panel isa party
dismissal of the applicants
employment vide exhibitand 1st respondent
exhibit ab
following reliefs
fundamental human rights proceedings
judicial functions
legal authorities
letter of legal advice
order of court
premises of the arguments
report of the disciplinary committee
said meeting
said panel
second issue
service of the2nd respondent
substantive case
sworn affidavit
teaching service commission
teaching service of ekiti state
whole principle

DARAMOLA J (Delivering the Ruling): This is a ruling on an application for an order of certiorari to bring into this court for the purpose of quashing the decision of the 2nd respondent based on the report of the Disciplinary Committee made up of 3rd - 7th respondents that was set up by it and conveyed to the applicants by the 1st respondent in letters ref. Nos.: PF/T/ 578/23, PT/TI749/28 , PT/T/2192/29, PF/T/686/48 and PF/T/6371/21 dated A 23April 2007dismissing the applicants from the service of the2nd respondent with immediate effect.

The applicants had previously obtained an order of court granting them leave to bring this application. The grounds upon which the application is brought are: Thereis already a substantive case in the High Court preventing the respondents from dismissing the applicants from their employment vide exhibitand 1st respondent (who set up the Disciplinary Panel isa party to that suit) and 2nd respondent are parties in that suit. The conduct of the resp…

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