MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal challenges the Ruling of the National Industrial court Ibadan Division, Holden at Ibadan. It was the decision of F. Ikora Olalere, Presiding Judge, delivered on the 26th day of November, 2012 which irritated the Appellant. The Appellant was the claimant at the trial while court the Respondent was the Defendant. In this judgment the claimant will be referred to simply as the Appellant and the Defendant simply as the Respondent. A Notice of appeal containing two grounds seeks an order of this court reversing the decision of the trial court on four issues. The Respondent formulated two issues similar to those of the Appellant.
A brief statement of facts leading to this appeal will simplify the issues formulated.
The Appellant was an employee of the Respondent.
The Appellant was employed sometimes in December, 1989 and his employment was confirmed in October, 1990.
That in the course of his duty, the Appe…