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OKWARA AGWU & ORS v. JULIUS BERGER (NIG) PLC

(2011) JELR 33506 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/250/2003(CONSOLIDATED)  •  9 May 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
MARY PETER- ODILI JCA; JOSEPH TINE TUR JCA; OBANDE F. OGBUINYA JCA;

Judgement

JOSEPH TINE TUR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Hon. Justice HUSSEIN MUKTAR J., of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, delivered a ruling on 30-05-2001 against which the plaintiffs and the defendants aggrieved, filed separate appeals before the Court of Appeal Abuja. Each appeal contained seven grounds of appeal.

They bore the numbers CA/A/22/2002 and CA/A/37/2001 respectively.

Due to congestion the appeals were transferred to the Court of Appeal Kaduna Division and with leave of this court, renumbered as CA/A/250/2003 (plaintiffs) and CA/A/260/2003 (defendants) respectively.

The facts are that the plaintiffs/appellants are employees of Julius Berger (Nig) Plc. They were declared redundant and paid their entitlements which they collected on or about the 2nd and 3rd July, 1999. But aggrieved with the declaration of redundancy, page 1-2 of the supplementary records filed before this Court on 19-06 -2007 in Appeal number CA/A/260/2003 shows that they obtai…

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