HASTRUP
V.
RORO TERMINAL CO. LTD.

(2002) JELR 79336 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  28 Oct 2002 ·  Nigeria
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Hastrup v. Roro Terminal Co. Ltd. (2003) 7 NWLR (Pt. 819) 358
CORAM
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE, J.C.A. (Presided and Read the Leading Judgment), SULEIMAN GALADIMA, J.C.A., PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI, J.C.A.
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agreement
defendant
plaintiffs
evidence
lower court
appeal
document
admissibility of the agreement
appellants
counsel
issues
objection
respondent
senior staff
conditions of service
defence counsel
employees
learned trial judge
redundancy benefits
second issue
statement of claim
undated agreement
3.the sum of n5,223,358.24
6.the defendant states
effect of the said agreement
end of contract award
following cases
leading judgment
light of my view
order of the lower court
paragraphs
relevant proceedings of the lower court
roro
said agreement
senior staff association
services of the plaintiffs
staff agreements
statement of defence
suit no.m
terminal company
terms of agreement
terms of the plaintiff
virtue of the defendant
virtue of the provisions of the staff handbook

OGUNTADE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In suit No.M/5/92, the appellants were the plaintiffs and the respondent the defendant. The appellants hereinafter referred to as the plaintiffs had in their statement of claim sought the following reliefs:

"1.A DECLARATION that the services of the plaintiffs withthe defendant were rendered redundant of the defendant by virtue of the defendant's letter of 22nd April, 1991 to the plaintiffs.

2.A DECLARATION that the plaintiffs are entitled to REDUNDANCY BENEFITS as stated in and by virtue of the provisions of the staff handbook on conditions of service and the Terms of Agreement reached between the defendant and the defendant's Senior Staff Association on Review of the Senior Staff condition of


service and other staff agreements existing and government the terms of the plaintiff's employment with the defendant.

3.The sum of N5,223,358.24 (Five Million, Two hundred and twenty-three thousand, three hundred and fifty-eight Naira, twenty-four…

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