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Rev. John Uchenna v. The Incorporated Trustees of Christian Penticostal Mission International

(2019) JELR 87527 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/LA/116/2017  •  19 Sep 2019  •  Nigeria

Hon. Justice (Dr.) I. J. Essien


ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): By a complaint dated and filed on the 15/3/2017 and by an amended statement of facts filed on the 20/8/2018 the claimant claimed the following reliefs from this court;

A.    Declarations of the honourable court that;

  1. The termination of Engagement/ Employment of the claimant by the defendant vide the letter of ‘RELIEF OF DUTY’ dated the November 3rd 2016, is wrongful and unlawful.
  2. The claimant is entitled to damages for the wrongful and unlawful termination of his engagement/employment by the defendant vide the said letter of ‘Relieve of Duty’ dated November 3rd 2016 and
  3. The claimant haven been engaged/employed by the defendant as a minister is entitled to all his accrued salaries, allowances and benefits as a ‘labourer is worthy of his labour’

B.    The sum of ₦6,439,525.00k being;

  1. Salary arrears from 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2015 in the sum of ₦5,383,525.00k.
  2. Salary Arrears from 1st January, 2016 to 30th November, 2016 in the sum of ₦1,056,000.…

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