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RAPHAEL OGUMKA V. CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION

(2010) JELR 33124 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/226/05  •  10 Mar 2010  •  Nigeria

Coram
JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA JCA ABDU ABOKI JCA AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE JCA

Judgement

JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of the Federal High Court sitting at Abuja in Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/355/2003 which was delivered on 18/2/05.

By paragraph 17 of the Statement of Claim dated 25/7/03 and filed on 28/7/03 the Plaintiff claimed against the Defendant as follows:-

"(1) The sum of Seven Million, One Hundred and Fifty Eight Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty-Six Naira Eight Kobo (₦7,158,646.08) only being the terminal benefit of the Plaintiff calculated in accordance with the employee's handbook which governed the employment of the Plaintiff with the Defendant

(2) Cost of this Suit."

The Respondent filed a Statement of Defence dated 7th June, 2004 wherein it denied all the claims of the Appellant.

At the conclusion of hearing the learned trial Judge in a considered Judgment dismissed the Plaintiff/Appellant's Claims.

The Appellant dissatisfied with the said Judgment now appealed to this Court.

The learned Counsel…

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