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S.K. WILLIAMS V. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, OGUN STATE

(1997) JELR 41969 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/79/93  •  14 Jul 1997  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR JCA; MURITALA AREMU OKUNOLA JCA; DALHATU ADAMU JCA;

Judgement

MUKHTAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiff/appellant was employed by the then Western State Civil Service as a cleaner in 1969 and he rose to the post of Senior Clerical Officer in the Civil Service in 1982. The plaintiff as a court clerk was alleged to have committed official corruption by extorting the sum of N2,400.00 from one Mr. Amoo a party to a suit No. AB/8/81, to influence the outcome of the judgment, and he was issued a letter of disciplinary proceedings for it, and for absence from duty without leave. The plaintiff denied receiving the money and submitted an excuse duty certificate issued by the State Hospital to cover his absence from duty. It turned out that the Certificate was a light duty one. On 11/10/82 he was interdicted vide letter Ref. CRPA/F.120/162, and on January 1983 he received a letter dismissing him from the public service on ground of absence from duty without leave and official corruption, despite the fact that he had been discharged …

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