ABUBAKAR MU’AZU LAMIDO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kano Division delivered on 10th December, 2015 by Mani, J. (of blessed memory). The Claimant/Appellant filed a claim before the trial Court with the following reliefs:
1. A Declaration that the purported termination of the appointment of the claimant with the 2nd defendant on the allegation that she could not meet up with the “deposit target” imposed on her is illegal as it goes contrary to the terms and conditions contained in her letter of employment as well as 2nd defendant’s Employees’ Handbook.
2. A declaration that the 2nd defendant’s refusal to hand over to the claimant her Certificate of Occupancy Non LKN/82/564 is illegal, because the claimant has paid off the loan based on which the Certificate of Occupancy was surrendered as collateral to the 2nd defendant.
3. A Declaration that the defendants' refusal to hand over to the claimant he…