CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appeal is against the decision of the National Industrial Court (NIC) delivered on the 17th day of September, 2014 presided over by B.A. Adejumo, J. President of NIC. The Respondent herein as claimant at the lower Court instituted the action against the Appellants vide a writ of summons in which the following reliefs were sought.
1. A DECLARATION that members of the plaintiff in the employment of the 1st Defendant at Community Staff Schools, Asokoro are public servants within the intendment of the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 and by virtue of their contact of employment.
2. A DECLARATION that members of the plaintiff in the said employment of the 1st Defendant are entitled to enjoy the Conditions of Service applicable to all persons employed by the Federal Civil Service Commission.
3. A DECLARATION that the members of the plaintiff in the said employment of the 1st Defendant at Comm…