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MR. UDUAK BERNARD OKON v. THE GOVERNOR OF AKWA IBOM STATE & ORS

(2013) JELR 42173 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/C/180/2011  •  5 Dec 2013  •  Nigeria

Coram
UZO I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU JCA; CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE JCA; ONYEKACHI A. OTISI JCA;

Judgement

CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): At the High Court of Justice of Akwa Ibom State, Uyo Judicial Division, the appellant in this appeal [as plaintiff] commenced the action culminating into this appeal against the respondents herein (as defendants). He claimed the following reliefs as per his Amended Statement of Claim:

(a) A declaration that it is unlawful for the officials of the second defendant to hinder the plaintiff from entering his office and also refused (sic) to pay his salaries from March, 2005 till date;

(b) An order of court directing the General Manager of the second defendant to pay all the salaries/allowances of the plaintiff from March, 2005 till date;

(c) The sum of N5,000,000.00 (Five Million Naira) only as special and general damages for embarrassing the plaintiff causing him and members of his family untold hardship by refusing to pay his salaries;

(d) An order of court directing (sic) the second defendant, their agents, assigns and priviā€¦

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