SAIDU TANKO HUSSAINI, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment):
The Appellant was the Plaintiff at Federal High Court sitting in Gombe. He had approached the said Court where he instituted action against the Respondents, as defendants. Until his suspension and eventual dismissal on 20th June, 2011 the Appellant was a staff of the Respondent and had served in different capacities.
The claim against the Respondent vide the Writ of Summons and the Statement of claim filed on the 16/9/2011 is for:
1. An Order of Court declaring that the Plaintiff was not accorded a fair hearing on the allegations leveled against him.
2. An Order of Court declaring that the dismissal of the Plaintiff was unlawful, unconstitutional, null and void and of no effect whatsoever.
3. An Order of Court for restatement of the Plaintiff to his office and payment of all his salaries, allowances and entitlements including Promotions as a when due.
4. An Order of Court for payment of N10, 000, 000. 00 (Ten Million Naira) exem…