Before me is an application by Kenya Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) (the applicant herein) dated 19th September 2018 seeking orders to extend time within which to file its record of appeal.
A brief background will give context to the motion. Mutua Patrick Nzoka, the 1st respondent herein, filed a claim against KTDC for unlawful termination. In a judgment delivered on 7th December 2017, Mbaru, J found in favour of the 1st respondent as against the applicant and ordered inter alia payment of damages to the tune of Kshs. 12,960,000/= as well as unpaid salaries and allowances. Aggrieved, the applicant seeks to appeal against this decision.
According to the applicant’s application and affidavit sworn by applicant’s counsel, Teddy Okeelo in support of the motion dated 4th September, 2019, the applicant filed its notice of appeal and the letter bespeaking typed proceedings and certified copy of the judgment, both dated14th December 2017, well within the statutory period. However,…