On 22nd of June, 2009, the claimant commenced this action in this Court by complaint seeking the following reliefs:
1. A DECLARATION that the claimant as a duly and validly registered trade union can accept as members workers of
the respondent who freely, voluntarily and willingly applied to become members of the claimant union in virtue of section 40 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and section 12(4) of the Trade Unions Act Cap. T 14 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
2. A DECLARATION that the respondent cannot force or compel members of the claimant union in the employment of the respondent to join a union other than the claimant union.
3. A DECLARATION that the threats by the respondent to victimize, sack, terminate or dismiss from the employment of respondent members of the claimant union for their refusal to he lurched or compelled to join a union other than the claimant union is unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional, null and void for contravening secti…