PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A., (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of Federal High Court Jos Division (Soba-J) delivered on 18th day of September, 2003 against the Appellant, Nigeria Postal Agency.
The Respondent who was the Plaintiff before the trial Court had claimed against the Appellant who was the Defendant in that court the following reliefs:-
"(1) A declaration that the Defendant's letter entitle "conversion of retirement to dismissal" dated 4th July and 1999 and addressed to the Plaintiff is wrongful, null, void and of no effect whatsoever as it contravenes the civil service rules.
(2) A declaration that the said letter aforementioned is null and void as the Plaintiff was never given a fair hearing before the purported dismissal and is also inconsistent with the Civil Service Rules.
(3) A declaration that the Plaintiff is a retired staff of the defendant by virtue of Defendant's letter to that effect dated 13th February, 1996 and therefore ent…