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Industrial Court orders Azman Oil to pay Umar Muhammad N1.5m as final settlement


422 Wednesday 2nd November 2022

The Presiding Judge, Kano Judicial division of the National Industrial Court, Hon. Justice Ebiye Isele has ordered Azman Oil and Gas Limited to pay one Umar Muhammad the sum of N1,530,000.00 (One Million Five Hundred and Thirty Thousand Naira Only) being his total emolument as final and full settlement in the matter brought against the firm.


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- UMAR MUHAMMAD had filed a suit against the Oil firm and sought for payment of his outstanding salaries from May 2021 to November 2021 and other benefits and entitlement. 


However, an amicable settlement was reached by both parties that the firm has accepted to pay Umar the sum N1,530,000:00 (One Million Five Hundred and Thirty Thousand Naira Only) being his total emolument as final and full settlement of his claims against the firm and every other claim in the matter deemed to be forfeited.


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


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