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UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN v. CLEMENT EDEM BASSEY

(2016) JELR 41726 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/81/2012  •  20 May 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA; OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO JCA;

Judgement

OBIETONBARA DANIEL-KALIO, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the Federal High Court holden in Ibadan (the Lower Court) in a case of dismissal from employment. The Appellant, the University of Ibadan was the employer of the Respondent Dr. Clement Edem Bassey, a lecturer in the Geology Department of the Appellant University. The Respondent was alleged to have been involved in examination malpractices involving one of his students, one Miss Ojijiagwu. He was alleged to have written an examination conducted by the Geology Department for the said student. The Respondent faced several investigation panels and was eventually dismissed from the employment of the Appellant. He appealed against his dismissal to the Appellant. His appeal was also dismissed by the Appellant. Aggrieved, the Respondent sued the Appellant at the Lower Court. In his Amended Statement of Claim in that Court, the Respondent prayed the Court for

1. A declaration that:

(a) The …

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