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ARAROMI RUBBER ESTATES LTD. v. CHIEF J. A. OROGUN

(1998) JELR 45608 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/352/96  •  14 Dec 1998  •  Nigeria

Coram
SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN JCA; MAHMUD MOHAMMED JCA; RAPHAEL OLUFEMI ROWLAND JCA;

Judgement

AKINTAN, J.C.A, (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal from the judgment of Olamosu, J. delivered on 28th March, 1996 at Akure High court in suit No. HOD/72/93. The present respondent, Chief J.A. Orogun, was the plaintiff while the appellant company was the defendant. The plaintiff's claim as indorsed on his writ of summons is as follows:

"(i) A declaration that the termination of his appointment as the General Manager of the defendant company conveyed in a letter signed by one Mr. A. R. Campbell and dated the 6th of February, 1992, is null and void and of no effect whatsoever.

(ii) A declaration that his termination of appointment without being given the opportunity of being heard (in defence), and without having any adverse report whatsoever against him throughout the period of his employment with the defendant company is ill-mativated and at variance with the principle of audi aiteram partem, outrageous, wrongful and should be set aside.

(iii) A declaration that be is…

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