UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal by the Plaintiff/Appellant against the judgment of Hon. Justice C.O. Idahosa delivered on the 19th March, 1996 in suit No. B/536/93 while sitting in the High Court, Benin City.
The Plaintiffs claim against the Defendant as endorsed in paragraph 43 of his amended statement of claim captioned "Re Amended Statement of Claim" is as follows:-
(a) A declaration that his purported dismissal from the service of the Defendants by a letter dated 28th January, 1991 but received on 11th July, 1991 is illegal null and void and of no legal effect whatsoever.
(b) That the Plaintiff's appointment with the Defendant subsist.
(c) Further or other reliefs as this Honourable Court may deem fit in the circumstance.
In the alternative, the Plaintiff claims the sum of N13,694:08k (Thirteen Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety four Naira, Eight kobo) being arrears of salary and allowances from June 1990 - July 1991 at the rate of …