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CLEMENT ABAYOMI ONITIJU v. LEKKI CONCESSION COMPANY LIMITED

(2016) JELR 36870 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/686/2013  •  17 May 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI JCA; TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA;

Judgement

SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, J.C.A. ( Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the National Industrial Court delivered by J.T. AGBADU-FISHIM J. on the 25th Day of April 2013 wherein the Appellants claims as well as the Respondents counter claim were dismissed.

The facts of the case, in a nutshell is that the Appellant was by a letter dated 20-3-2009 offered an employment as Manager, Information Technology by the Respondent. He accepted the offer and commenced work on the 1-4-2009. After a probationary period of six months his appointment was confirmed with effect from October 2009. On the 16-8-2011 while about closing for the days work, the Appellant was summoned to the office of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of the Respondent where he was informed that the Managing Director of the Respondent has directed that he should be arrested and taken to the police on the allegation of forgery and fraud against the company. He was eventually taken to Maroko Diviā€¦

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