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MATTHEW IWUOHA v. MOBIL PRODUCING NIG. UNLTD.

(2011) JELR 33387 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/C/15/2005  •  9 May 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS JCA; MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; ISAIAH OLUFEMI AKEJU JCA;

Judgement

KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By letter dated June 28th, 1979 and received in evidence as Exh. 'B', the plaintiff now Appellant was offered employment as Expeditor II- Traffic on a basic salary of N3,600.00 per annum in Mobil producing Nigeria. He was entitled to a rental subsidy of N1,080.00 per annum; Christmas Bonus of N150.00 and N270.00 annual leave allowance bringing the total of his emoluments to N5, 100.00 per annum. His appointment was confirmed in a letter dated 2nd January, 1988 tendered as Exh. 'C'. On 27th December, 1989 he received Exh. 'A' is terminating his appointment with effect from 31st December, 1989. He took out a Writ of summons on 5th April, 1990 claiming N1,000,000.00 as special and general damages for wrongful dismissal. The Writ and Statement of Claim were later amended raising the damages to N8,000,000.00. The defendant denied the claim. Pleadings were filed and exchanged. Thereafter the plaintiff testified and tendered seveā€¦

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