FRANCIS FEDODE TABAI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the judgment of U. T. Soba, J. of the Federal High Court Ibadan on the 6/9/99. The claim before the court contained in paragraph 13 of the Amended Statement of claim reads:
"i. A declaration that the Bulletin 1143 issued on the 2nd day of May 1994 by the defendant purporting the appointment of the plaintiffs to have lapsed immediately after the 9th day of May, 1994 is irregular, illegal, ultra vires, null and void and of no effect whatsoever.
ii. A declaration that the purported Bulletin 1143 terminating the appointment of the plaintiffs from the service on the defendant is irregular, unconstitutional, contrary to the procedure governing the plaintiffs service and of the principle of natural justice and is null and void and of no effect.
iii. An order setting aside the said Bulletin 1143 and to declare that the plaintiffs are still in the employment of the defendant and are entitled …