(2003) JELR 44884 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/57/2001 ·  2 May 2003 ·  Nigeria
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Jibrin v. N.E.P.A. [2004] 2 NWLR (Pt.856)210
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
duty post
learned trial judge
ad-hoc committee
grounds of appeal
ground of appeal
preliminary objection
exploratory body
order of the court
rules of fair hearing
adhoc committee
appellant covers
condition of service
dismissal of the appellant
provisions of exhibit b
statement of claim
trial court
conduct of that ad-hoc committee
determination of the appeal
determination of the case
employee of the defendant
federal high court
findings of the ad-hoc committee
findings plaintiff appointment
following cases
following issues
following reliefs
fresh trial
good case
judicial committee
leading judgment
period of his dismissal
plaintiffs performance of his duties
purported dismissal of the plaintiff
real issues
respondent counsel
respondent ought
service of the nigerian electric power authority
staff regulation rules
staff rules deals
strong evidence
such need

ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant as plaintiff before the Federal High Court, Abuja, initiated this action by a writ of summons, filed on the 6th September, 1995 and vide his amended statement of claim filed on the 1st of April, 1996, claimed the following reliefs:

1. A declaration that the purported dismissal of the plaintiff from the service of the Nigerian Electric Power Authority by the defendant is illegal, null and void.

2. A declaration that the plaintiff is still in the employment of the Nigerian Electric Power Authority.

3. An order of the court compelling the defendant to reinstate the plaintiff to his status as an employee of the defendant without prejudice to his entitlements and promotions which might have accrued to him during the period of his dismissal.

4. An order of the court compelling the defendant to pay all the plaintiff's salary and the entitlements in arrears from July, 1994 when his salary was stopped to February,…

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