ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): By an amended originating summons dated the 12th day of May, 2017 and filed on the 15th day of May, 2017 the claimant sought the determination of the following questions by this court.
1) Whether the 4 years the claimant was on officially approved study leave without pay which years were not pensionable shall count as part of his years of service in the Nigerian Police Force, regard being had to circular No CND/100/S.6/VOL.11/101 of December 1, 2006.
2) Whether the claimant is not entitled to benefit from the practice under which officers and men of the Nigerian Police Force who were granted study leave without pay had their years of service adjusted to accommodate those years they were on study leave without pay.
3) Whether section 107 of the Police Act Cap P.19 laws of the Federation 2004 is not applicable to the claimant.
Upon the determination of these questions, the claimant seeks the following relieves from the court.
(1) A declaration that the cl…