Court orders reinstatement of University of Uyo lecturer after 18 years of termination of appointment


The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Uyo, the state capital has ordered the University of Uyo to reinstate a lecturer, Inih Ebong, unjustly sacked from the university in 2002

The Court held that the decision of the governing council of the institution was contrary to the rules of natural justice. 

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The court, accordingly, ordered the University of Uyo to withdraw the termination letter, reinstate him, and pay all his salaries, allowances, and entitlements that would have accrued to him since August 1, 2001, when his salary was stopped, and from March 28, 2002, when his appointment was wrongfully and unlawfully terminated.

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