- Flour Mills (Nig.) Plc. vs. Okosun
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Flour Mills (Nig.) Plc. vs. Okosun
FLOUR MILLS OF NIGERIA PLC
MR. CHARLES SUNDAY OKOSUN
MR. SAKA OLADIMEJI SANNI
COURT OF APPEAL
( LAGOS DIVISION )
JAMES OGENYI OGEBE JCA
( Presided and Read the Lead Judgment )
PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI JCA
MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JCA
10TH JUNE, 2004
COURT - Judgment of - Accidental slips in - Power of court to correct
JUDGMENT AND ORDERS - Accidental slips in
judgment - Power of court to correct
Whether having regard to all the facts and circumstances
of this case, the judgment and orders of the court below ought to be set aside.
different plaintiffs, (amongst whom were the 1st and 2nd respondents in this
appeal) were salaried junior workers of Flour Mills of Nigeria PIc. whose
contracts of employment had been terminated on grounds of redundancy between
31st October, 1986 and 31st December 1986 . Each filed a case at the Ikeja High
Court, and were assigned suit Nos. 1103/91-1116/91. The first of the cases with
suit No. 1103/91 was entitled Charles
Sunday Okosun vs. Flour Mills Nig. Plc.
interlocutory stage of the proceedings and in an effort to save time and costs,
the counsel to the plaintiffs (all the plaintiffs were represented by the same counsel) applied by notice (one joint
application) for further directions; that all the other actions save suit No.
1111/91 between Saka Oladimeji Sanni vs.
Flour Mills of Nig. PIc. be stayed to await and abide by the judgment in
the said suit No. 1111/91. His prayer was granted. However upon delivering its
judgment on 2nd October 2002, the suit No. was 1103/91 and the parties were Mr. Charles Sunday A. Okosun vs. Flour Mills
Nig. PIc, though the body of the judgment contained entirely suit No.
ID/1111/91, Mr. Saka Oladimeji Sanni vs.
Flour Mills Nig. Plc., where the court gave judgment in favour of the 2nd
respondent in this appeal.
Dissatisfied with the judgment, the
appellant appealed to the Court of Appeal. The respondent also filed a
respondentâ€™s notice urging the court to correct the title of the judgment.