ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): By a complaint dated and filed on the 24/11/2015, the claimant sought the following reliefs from this court
1. An order to the defendant to pay to the claimant the sum of ₦29,701,023.13k (Twenty Nine Million, Seven Hundred and One Thousand and Twenty-Three Naira Thirteen Kobo) being accumulated wages/salaries, allowances, leave grants and severance benefits from the 1st November, 2006 to the 29th day of September, 2015, being special damages.
2. ALTERNATIVELY the sum of ₦18,774,571.74k (Eighteen Million, Seven Hundred and Seventy Four Thousand, Five Hundred and seventy one Naira, Seventy-Four Kobo) only being the sum agreed by the defendant to be due to the claimant pursuant to the letter of cessation of contract/employment dated the 29th day of September, 2015, issued to the claimant by the defendant as special damages.
3. The sum of ₦20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million Naira) being general damages for breach of contract of employment, detention of the su…