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GOVERNOR, EKITI STATE & ORS
V.
DR. (MRS) MODUPE ALADE

(2021) JELR 108826 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/EK/97/2020 ·  24 Mar 2021 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
HON. JUSTICE T. N. ORJI-ABADUA (PJ), JCA HON. JUSTICE I. A. ANDENYANGTSO, JCA HON. JUSTICE B. B. ALIYU, JCA

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IBRAHIM ALI ANDENYANGTSO, JCA (Delivering the leading judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the National Industrial Court, Akure Judicial Division, delivered on 24th October, 2019 in Suit No. NICN/AK/13/2019 between Dr (Mrs) Modupe Alade v. Governor, Ekiti State, Attorney-General, Ekiti State and Ekiti State Government. In the said judgment contained at pages 86-96 of the Record of Appeal (the “Record” for short), the Lower Court found in favour of the Respondent and granted the reliefs sought by her.

Piqued by said decision, the Appellants have appealed to this Court on three (3) grounds as contained in their Notice of Appeal dated 10th day of June, 2020. See pages 102-104 of the Record.

The salient facts of this case are that the Appellants were indebted to the Respondent to the tune of N7,454,184.62 (Seven Million, Four Hundred and Fifty Four Thousand, One Hundred and Eighty Four Naira, Sixty Two Kobo) only as unpaid salaries and allowances while the Respondent was in …

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