(2012) JELR 49300 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/486/05 ·  30 Apr 2012 ·  Nigeria
KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JOHN INYANG OKORO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
normal entitlement
record of appeal
trial court
learned counsel
learned trial judge
nature of special damages
statement of claim
years retirement age
amended notice of appeal
general damages
lead judgment
sum of n2.5
terms of the said exhibits
unchallenged evidence of the plaintiff
wrongful termination of the plaintiff
years of service
agreed terms
alleged breach of contract of employment
award of n2
british airways v. makanjuola
conditions of the respondent contract of service
deeming order
evidence of plaintiff
facts of the case
grant of motion
leading judgment
letter of employment
lower court
months period
mr. henry adawar mac pepple
oral evidence of the respondent
pleaded facts
prayer no.
ragolis water
respect of the breach of the contract
respondent rose
respondents claims
said learned trial judge
service of the 2nd respondent
service of the contractual notice
specific sums
subject of a deeming order
sufook petroleum services ltd.

MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of the Hon. Justice E. A. Lufadeju of the Lagos State High Court delivered on the 25th day of February 2005 by which the said learned trial Judge granted all the reliefs claimed by the claimant/Respondent in his claim for specific sums for alleged breach of contract of employment by termination thereof before the attainment of the stipulated terminal age of 60 years. The Respondent who was the claimant at the lower court had taken out a writ of summons and statement of claim dated the 5th day of March, 1999 by which he claimed the following reliefs:

i) The normal entitlement upon retirement.

ii) The sum of N2.5 Million (Two Million Five hundred Thousand) Naira being the Plaintiff's emolument up to sixty years retirement age.

iii) Damages of 1.5 Million Naira for wrongful termination of the Plaintiff's employment."

See pages 2 and 4 of the Record of Appeal for the Writ of Summons…

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