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The National Industrial Court has declared as valid the Minister of Labour and Employment’s referral to the court in the matter with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The court, in addition, ordered the defendant to calculate and pay the three months salary within 21 days.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the affected workers are Lasis Adekunle, Oluwaseyi Sanni and Sikiru Abodurin.
This was contained in a statement issued by one of the aggrieved officers, Emmanuel Idris, on behalf of others.
Delivering judgment, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi also ordered the government to pay his entitlements of N326,508.07.
The court, however, granted the application on the condition that the union obeys the ruling of the lower court
Those who trample on the orders of the court today can’t be heard complaining of the non-obedience of a court order tomorrow
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, to challenge the National Industrial Court, NIC, which ordered it to call off its over seven-month old strike action.
Counsel for the union, Femi Falana, disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV.
The group, led by their National Coordinator, Corporal Babawande Philips (retd), took to the streets with various placards
The NIC gave the order in a judgment delivered by Justice Edith Agbakoba in a dispute between the airline and the pilot.
Others joined as respondents in the suit include the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Office of the Head of Service and Ministry of Establishment and Training.
The presiding judge, Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, told counsel to the applicants, Martin Agba, that a copy of the motion dated January 18, which he claimed to have been filed on January 26, was not in court file.
The court also ordered the claimant’s reinstatement with payment of all his salary arrears at the rate of N500,000 per month.
The judge, Justice Benedict Kanyip, delivering the judgment on Thursday, also declared that failure and refusal of the defendants to yield to the legitimate request of the claimant to withdraw 50 per cent of her RSA was a violation and negation of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution.
According to the court’s ruling made available to newsmen in Umuahia on Wednesday, the Presiding Judge, Justice I.S. Galadima, ordered that Uchenna Obigwe remains in office as the state NLC Chairman.
The position of the union was contained in a statement issued on Friday following the ruling by the NIC same day.
The judge, Justice Bashar Alkali, fixed the date, after listening to the counsel of the parties on Wednesday.
According to a statement by Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad, Director, Communications and Liaison Department, FIRS, Justice O. Y. Anuwe issued the order of interim injunction on Friday in a suit which the FIRS as claimant/applicant instituted against NCSU, the defendant/respondent.