This suit was commenced by way of Complaint on 11th February 2014. This was accompanied with the Statement of Facts to which the 1st-3rd defendants filed a joint Statement of Defence on 12th June 2014. Subsequently, the claimant filed an Amended Statement of Facts on 21st April 2015. At paragraph 25 thereof, the claimant claimed the following reliefs:
(a) A declaration that the Defendants’ act of stopping the payment of the Claimant’s monthly salaries since February 2007 till date, even while posting the Claimant to duties and using his services, is ultra vires the Defendants, and so null and void.
(b) A declaration that the 1st Defendant is owing the Claimant arrears of salary as follows, as at the date on which the purported Dismissal Letter was delivered to the Claimant:
S/No Monthly Salary (Naira) No. of Months Period covered Total (Naira)
i. 68,000 35 Feb. 2…