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DATA PROCESSING MAINTENANCE & SERVICES LIMITED & ANOR v. MR. ABIODUN AKERELE

(2018) JELR 38497 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/340/2000  •  18 May 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA; YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the monetary awards by the High Court of Lagos State in a judgment delivered on the 30th September 1999 in Suit No.LD/2300/89 instituted by the Respondent against the Appellants for wrongful termination of employment. There are three (3) grounds contained on the Appellants' Notice of Appeal dated 15th October 1999 and in the Appellants' brief filed on the 30th April, 2004 a sole and concise issue is submitted to the Court for decision in the appeal as follows: -

Whether on the evidence before the Court, the award of damages by the Lower Court was justified?"

The issue was adopted in the Respondent's brief filed on 6th April, 2006,

Being dissatisfied with some parts of the same judgment, the Respondent also filed a notice of cross appeal dated 13th December, 1999 (titled Notice of Appeal) which was later amended by the Amended Notice of Cross Appeal dated and filed on the 6th April, 2006.

I would consideā€¦

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