HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Kwara State High Court of Justice sitting at Ilorin presided over by Honourable Justice M. O. Adewara delivered on 28th February, 2007 wherein the trial High Court found for the Defendant/Respondent and dismissed the case of the Claimant/Appellant in its entirety.
Being dissatisfied with the judgment of the trial court, the Claimant/Appellant appealed to this Court against the said judgment.
The facts which led to this appeal are as stated below:
The Appellant was offered a provisional appointment as a Senior Lecturer with the Respondent - Kwara State Polytechnic on 15th November, 1987. The appointment was normalized on 13th December, 1988 and confirmed on 2nd October, 1989. Exhibits 1, 2, 3 and 4 are the letters of appointment, normalization, acceptance and confirmation of the appointment. Thereafter the Appellant had served the Respondent in diverse capacities and earn…