ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): The claimants in this suit commenced this suit by a writ of summons in 2010 in the High Court of Enugu state. The suit was transferred to this court sometimes in 2013 and given the above suit number. The claimants in the amended statement of claim filed on the 22nd March, 2011 in this suit sought the following relieves from the court;
1) A declaration that the defendant is in breach of contract of employment it entered with the plaintiffs in 2002.
2) An order for the immediate payment by the defendant to the plaintiffs respectively of all the arrears of their allowances from April 2002 to 1st August, 2008 at the following rate per plaintiff:
(a) Transport ₦1,100.00 per month
(b). Meal subsidy – ₦500.00 per month
(c) Utility- ₦300.00 per month
(d) Rent subsidy 40% of the annual basic salary.
(e) Leave grant -10% of the annual basic salary
3) An order for the immediate payment of the sum of ₦242,900.00 (Two Hundred and Forty-Two Thousand, Nine Hundred N…