RAJI
V.
OAU

(2014) JELR 40259 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/AK/109/2011 ·  24 Jan 2014 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
SOTONYE DENTON WEST Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria CORDELIA IFEOMA JOMBO-OFO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
counsel
appellant
respondent
appointment
further affidavit
learned trial judge
lower court
exhibit a
exhibit b
learned counsel
further affidavits
probationary period
issue no.
initial period
conditions of service
exhibit b.
faculty review panel
issues
written address
filing of final addresses
terms of the contract of service
trite law
affidavit evidence
confirmation of appointment
exhibit r1
said affidavit
said recommendation
ajomale v. yaduat
appointment of the plaintiff
case of the parties
co. ltd. v. s.g.b.n. ltd.
conditions of service of the academic staff
consideration of same amounts
exhibit c
exhibit d
final determination of this case
following issues
further counter affidavit
high court
leading judgment
natural justice rules
none of the submissions of the learned counsel
osun state
part of the record of the court
trial courts

MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Honourable Justice Babs O. Kuewumi of the Federal High Court, holden at Osogbo, Osun State delivered on the 22nd day of June, 2011.

The appellant as plaintiff before the High Court commenced this action by an originating summons dated 15/12/2010 against the Respondent for the determination of the following questions.

1. Whether the Plaintiff's appointment was not confirmed by the Defendant after the probationary period of 3 years.

2. Whether the purported termination of the Plaintiff's appointment by the Defendant's letter of August 27, 2010 is illegal, null and void.

The appellant sought the following reliefs:

(a) A declaration that the decision of the Defendant taken at its meeting of July 12, 2010 not to confirm the appointment of the Plaintiff is illegal, null and void and of no effect whatsoever.

(b) A Declaration that the Defendant's termination of the plaintiff's appointm…

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