RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant had by an amended notice of appeal dated 13th June, 2008 and filed on the 24th of June, 2008 predicated on eight grounds of appeal, appealed the decision of the Federal High court, Lagos Division in suit No.FHC/L/CS/836/99 delivered by His Lordship, Honourable Justice S.W. Egbo Egbo on the 27th of February, 2003, more particularly stated in paragraph 3 of the amended Notice of Appeal. The amendment to the Notice of Appeal was granted by this Honourable Court on the 11th of November, 2009.
At the court below, the plaintiff ADEBAYO AKANBI ADETOYE claimed against the Defendants jointly and severally as follows:
i, A declaration that the purported termination of his employment by the Federal Institute of Industrial
Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) by a letter dated 24th May, 1999, is ultra vires, wrongful, illegal, null, void and of no effect
ii. A declaration that he is still in the employment of the Federal Institute o…