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THE COUNCIL OF YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY v. NOJEEM OLUKEMI AWONIYI

(2016) JELR 42299 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/443/2008  •  15 Jun 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
UZO I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU JCA SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI JCA TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA

Judgement


TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the Ruling of the Federal High Court, Lagos delivered by I. N. Auta J. (Now C.J.) on the 2nd day of February 2007 in suit No. FHC/L/CS/124/2003 wherein the Court below granted all the prayers of the Respondent as contained in his Motion on Notice dated 17/02/2003. Aggrieved by the decision, the Appellant herein filed a Notice of Appeal dated 17/04/2007 challenging the whole decision of the Court below.

The Respondent herein was employed by the Appellant in 1991 as an academic staff, however the Respondent was dismissed from the services of the Appellant by a letter of dismissal dated 29/04/1999 and signed by the then Rector of the College, Chief (Mrs.) Felicia Odugbesan.

Unhappy with the dismissal, the Respondent filed suit No: FHC/L/CS/124/03 against the Appellant at the Federal High Court Lagos in 2003, the Appellant filed a Preliminary Objection challenging the jurisdiction of the Court on the ground t…

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