ODUYEMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By a writ of summons issued out by the Registry of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on 3rd April, 1991, the plaintiff claimed the following reliefs:-
"(a) A declaration that his purported dismissal by the first defendant was invalid, null, void and of no effect whatsoever.
(b) A declaration that the plaintiff is and continues to be an employee of the first defendant.
(c) An order for the immediate reinstatement of the plaintiff by the defendant.
(d) A declaration that the plaintiff is entitled to his accumulative salaries.
(e) An order for the immediate promotion of the plaintiff by the 1st defendant".
A statement of claim accompanied the writ.
Plaintiff subsequently filed a further amended statement of claim in which the reliefs claimed were repeated.
The defendants filed a statement of defence but led no evidence in support at the trial.
Plaintiff gave evidence and called one witness. Plaintiff also tendered …