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GLOBE MOTORS HOLDINGS NIGERIA LIMITED V. AKINYEMI ADEGOKE OYEWOLE

(2022) JELR 109330 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/495/2014  •  23 Feb 2022  •  Nigeria

Coram
Obietonbara Owupele Daniel-Kalio, JCA Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo, JCA Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke Banjoko, JCA

Judgement

MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM SIRAJO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos delivered on 26/03/2014, wherein the claim of the Claimant, now Respondent, partly succeeded and he was awarded the sum of N554,190.00 as unpaid salary from 2007 to the date of the judgment, together with N50,000.00 cost against the Defendant, now Appellant.

​The straight and uncomplicated facts leading to this appeal can be summarized as follows: The Respondent was employed by the Appellant on 2nd September, 1999 as an Auto Mechanic and the appointment was confirmed on 19th January, 2001. He was appointed as Fore-Man of the Honda section of the Appellant on 1st March, 2005 but was placed on indefinite suspension vide a letter served on him on 11th September, 2007. He was neither recalled from the indefinite suspension nor his appointment formally terminated by the Appellant. He decided to approach the Citizens Mediation Centre of the …

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