IRENE C DANQUAH J A
By a letter dated 3rd January, 1997, the plaintiff (appellant), a Clinical Microbiologist, was offered employment as a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University for Development Studies (Respondent) in Tamale.
The appointment was for an initial period of two years from the date of assumption of duty within which period the appellant would be on probation. On satisfactory completion of the probation, the appointment was to continue to September 30, 2003 and thereafter renewable one academic year before the expiration of the tenure.
The appellant could terminate the appointment by giving the Vice-Chancellor notice on or before the end of December to take effect at the end of September of the following year. In the letter under reference, it was stated that the appointment was full time and any additional occupation or employment might be accepted only with the prior written permission of the Vice-Chancellor.
On 18th Jan…