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UNITY BANK PLC V. MR. AKINLABI S. OLUWAFEMI

(2006) JELR 33327 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/87M/2005  •  13 Dec 2006  •  Nigeria

Coram
ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA JCA STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA JCA UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI JCA

Judgement


STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): At the High Court of Justice, Akure Ondo State of Nigeria, the Respondent as Plaintiff took out a writ of summons against the Appellant as Defendant claiming the following which are replicated in paragraph 44 of his statement of claim dated the 14th January 2003 and filed same day-

(1) A declaration that the letter reference No. P/CON/2359 dated May 9, 2002 addressed to Plaintiff by defendant titled "Re: Attempted fraud of ₦68 million through Electronic Transfer:- Account 206, Akure Branch" which letter purportedly terminated Plaintiff's appointment and removed him from the employment of defendant is wrongful, irregular, unconstitutional and of no effect whatsoever.

(2) An ORDER directing the Defendant to pay to the Plaintiff all salaries that he may be entitled to with all terminal benefits including gratuity and pensions as contained in the Managing Director's circular Ref MD and CE/CON.20/09.99 of 16th September 1999.

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