UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Osun State delivered on 11th July, 2011 by Hon. Justice O. O. Afolabi.
By a writ of summon together with a Statement of Claim dated 23rd January, 2006, the Plaintiff now Respondent claimed against the Defendant now Appellant as follows:
(1) Declaration that the suspension and subsequent dismissal of the Plaintiff by the Defendant by its letter dated 30th March, 2005 was wrongful, invalid, null and void and constituted a breach of the contract of employment of the Plaintiff with the Defendant.
(2) The sum of N270,000.00 being the accrued salaries and allowances due to the Plaintiff for the period of his suspension with half pay and later without pay till the filing of this suit i.e. March 2005 to December 2005, a period of 10 months at the rate of N27,000.00 Per month.
(3) Payment of all benefits, gratuity, pension and other entitlements to the Plaintiff at the…