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MR. IBRAHIM JIBRIL V. THE MILITARY ADMINISTRATOR, KWARA STATE & ORS.

(2006) JELR 33461 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/IL/21/2002  •  4 May 2006  •  Nigeria

Coram
ABOYI JOHN IKONGBEH JCA; TIJJANI ABDULLAHI JCA; HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU JCA;

Judgement

HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Hon. Justice B. Orilonise of the Kwara State High Court, sitting at the Ilorin Judicial Division of the court delivered on the 16th of November, 2001. The appellant herein was the plaintiff at the High Court of Kwara State and the defendants herein the respondents.

The appellant was a staff of the 4th respondent, Kwara State Water Corporation and was a Principal Works Officer Grade 1. He was in the project unit. Sometime in 1995 based on some perceived irregularities, the 4th defendant set up an investigation panel headed by the 5th defendant which panel found the appellant guilty of gross misconduct. A Ministerial Disciplinary Committee was subsequently set up by the 3rd defendant which queried the appellant and consequently recommended to the Military Administrator his dismissal from service.

The appellant dissatisfied filed an action at the High Court against the respond…

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