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Industrial Court orders Yobe State University to reinstate Mohammed Jibrin

693 Thursday 28th October 2021

The Presiding Judge, Kano Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court, His Lordship, Hon. Justice E. D. Isele has ordered Yobe State University to reinstate Mohammed Jibrin as an academic staff as final and full settlement in the matter brought against the university.

The Court entered the judgment in accordance with the terms of settlement consented by both parties in substantial compliance with the rules of the court.

From facts, the claimant- Mohammed Jibrin had sought amongst others for a declaration that the conversion of his appointment from academic staff to a non-academic staff of the Defendant vides their letter of 18th September 2017 violates Yobe State University Damaturu reviewed Conditions and an order to pay him all his entitlements as academic staff from September 2017 till date.

Furthermore, an amicable settlement was reached by both parties where the respondents agreed and undertook to reinstate back the claimant as an Academic Staff and the claimant agreed to forgo all his allowances and damages he may be seeking before the court and shall be the full, total, and complete settlement and satisfaction of his claim against the university.

Delivering the judgment, Justice Isele ruled on the terms of settlement as agreed by both parties and awarded no cost.


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