UDO?I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is a cross appeal against the Judgment of the High Court of Lagos State delivered on the 6th day of October, 2006 by Hon. Justice Olufadeju.
The Cross-Appellants as Claimants took out a writ of summons against the Cross- Respondent as Defendant claiming the following reliefs:-
"(1) A declaration that the dismissal of the Plaintiffs from the Nigeria Police Force by the Defendants without proper trial is wrongful in that it violates the Plaintiffs' fundamental right to fair hearing under the 1979 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,
(2) A declaration that the Police Orderly Room Trial initiated and conducted against the Plaintiff in absentia and judgment thereof are unconstitutional, null and void and of not effect having been conducted in the absence of the Plaintiffs and having been based on the original offence for which the Plaintiff were discharged and acquitted.
(3) A declaration that the Police Orderly …