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BENJAMIN UKELERE v. FIRST BANK OF NIG. PLC

(2011) JELR 46846 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/1/2004  •  11 Jul 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JCA; ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL JCA; UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM JCA;

Judgement

UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against part of the decision of the High court of Benue state, holden at Makurdi, delivered by Hon. justice E.N. kpojime on 10:1:2003, The appeal is in respect of appellant's alternative reliefs for special and general damages and on the counter claim. The appellant dissatisfied with the part of the decision complained of filed a notice of appeal with four grounds on 3:4:2003.

By the evidence at the lower court, the appellant employed by the respondent on 20:5:1980 worked at her Makurdi branch until 19:11:1996 when he was served with Exhibit C a letter of retirement. Aggrieved, the appellant filed a suit against the respondent claiming reinstatement, special and general damages against the respondent for unlawful retirement. The appellant's amended statement of claim dated 18:11:1999 is at pages 26-28 of the record.

The appellant was the sole witness for himself. In the course of oral examination he tendeā€¦

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