(1997) JELR 40282 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/13/92 ·  12 Jun 1997 ·  Nigeria
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L.G.S.C. v. Dada (1997) 8 NWLR (Pt.516)
L.G.S.C. v. Dada (1997) 8 NWLR (Pt. 516) 293
ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MURITALA AREMU OKUNOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria DALHATU ADAMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
3rd defendant
appropriate authority
1st defendant
26th november
first defendant
lower court
public officers
special provisions
termination of the plaintiff
half years
leading judgment
military governor of ogun state
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
exhibits f
grounds of appeal
inter alia
provisions of decree no.
trial judge
above averments
act cap
case of the plaintiff
civil service
court finds
date of this letter
decree no.
employment of the 1st defendant
evaluation of evidence
executive secretary
final analysis
following issues
following reliefs
general damages
grade of administrative officer grade
local government service of ogun state
local government services
local government staff regulations cap
provision of section
provisions of the public officers
respect of termination of appointment
said report
staff of the local government
staff regulations 39f
sum of n287,469
vol. iv of the laws of ogun state
wrongful termination of the plaintiff
years of service

MUKHTAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): As plaintiff in the lower Court the respondent instituted an action against the appellant/defendant claiming the following reliefs:-

1. A declaration that the termination of the plaintiff's appointment through a letter dated 26th November, 1987 signed by Alhaji M.O. Ashiru, the Executive Secretary to the first defendant, is null and void and of no effect whatsoever as it is contrary to the rules of Natural Justice and the provision of section 33 of the 1979 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and Staff Regulations 39F (iii) of the Local Government Staff Regulations Cap 63 Vol. IV of the Laws of Ogun State. 1978.

2. An order reinstating the plaintiff into the Local Government Service of Ogun State without any loss of benefit and/or salary.

3. In the alternative, an order by the court that the 1st defendant should pay to the plaintiff the following:-

(a) the sum of N287,469 as salary for 13 and half years at N21,294.00 per…

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