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WILLIAM O. OLAGUNJU & ANOR V. POWER HOLDING CO. OF NIG. PLC

(2011) JELR 33754 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.140/2004  •  15 Apr 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR JSC; WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC; FRANCIS FEDODE TABAI JSC; JOHN AFOLABI FABIYI JSC; BODE RHODES-VIVOUR JSC;

Judgement
<p>WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN, J.S.C.: (Delivering the leading : ): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal Holden at Ibadan in appeal CA/1/191/2001 delivered on the 21st day of July, 2003 in which the court allowed the appeal of the defendant/respondent, against the judgment of the High Court Holden at Ibadan in Suit No. FHC/IB/CS/89/99 delivered on the 1st day of November, 2000 granting all the reliefs of the plaintiffs/appellants. </p><p> By a writ of summons dated 9th September, 1999, the appellants as plaintiffs claimed against the respondent, then defendant the following reliefs:-</p><p> ''(1) A declaration that the purported dismissal of the plaintiffs by the defendant from the service of the defendant with effect from 14th March, 1997 while serving under Molete District of National Electric Power Authority, Ibadan is irregular and or in bad faith and or in breach of natural justice and therefore null and void.</p><p> (2) An order directing the defendant to reinstate the …</p>

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