(2005) JELR 45117 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/36/05 ·  8 Dec 2005 ·  Nigeria
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria VICTOR AIMEPOMO OYELEYE OMAGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
cause of action
4th defendant
preliminary objection
record of proceedings
1st respondent
laws of the federation of nigeria
federal judicial service commission
letter of dismissal
statement of claim
30th may
ruling of the court
trial court
1st defendant
6th defendant
6th respondent
letter of appointment
public service
appellant ad
appellant suit
court of law
date of the occurrence of the event
deputy chief registrar of court of appeal
different counsel
federal capital development
federal high court
federal judicial commission
grounds of the preliminary objection
head state
hon. justice m.l. uwais
issue of statute bar
leading judgment
letter of 5th february
minister of justice of federation
order of the court of appeal
plaintiff vide defendant letter
powers of the 1st defendant
prescribed period
protection act cap
public officers
purported dismissal of the plaintiff
service of the 1st defendant
sets of issues of the appellant
submission of the senior advocate
times see ibrahim v jsc
transfer of service
written document

V.A.O. OMAGE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Egbo-Egbo J., then of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The Judgment/ruling of the Court was delivered on 2/4/2003. The judgment/ruling was on the preliminary objection raised by the plaintiff/Appellant to the writ of summons filed and statement of claim filed by the Plaintiff. The writ of summons was filed; 28/5/02 and the statement of claim shows the following reliefs:-

(1)Q Declaration that the purported dismissal of the plaintiff, a principal legal officer, enter the Federal Capital Development; Authority released to the Federal Judicial Commission or secondment; not transfer of service for ruling a memorandum not petition dated 9th December, 1999 to the 6th Defendant as conveyed to the plaintiff vide defendant letter's of 16th and 30th May, 2000 and reaffirmed by letter of 5th February, 2002, delivered to the plaintiff on 27/02/02 is null and avoid and of no effect whatsoever;

(2) Decl…

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