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Mr. Bassey Agwu v. Enugu Electricity Distribution Company

(2018) JELR 87505 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/EN/35/2017  •  20 Jul 2018  •  Nigeria

Hon. Justice I. J. Essien, Ph.D


ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): The claimant in this suit filed a complaint on the 15th June, 2017 wherein he claimed the following:

a. A DECLARATION that the retirement from Service of the claimant by the defendant was wrongful and mala fide and the purported retirement letter be declared null and void and of no effect whatsoever.

b. A DECLARATION that the claimant’s contract of employment with the defendant is still valid and subsisting haven not been lawfully and properly determined.

c. A DECLARATION that the purported retirement from service of the claimant by the defendant within one month of his employment without due regard to the terms of his employment, his work efficiency, punctuality and/or any previous query offends international best practices on labour.

d. A DECLARATION that the failure and refusal to allow the claimant access to his office upon receipt of retirement letter from the defendant amounts to victimization and unlawful withholding of the claimant’s personal be…

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