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Court adjourns N11.5m suit against Atisbo LG in Oyo

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The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday adjourned until Feb. 14, 2022, an N11.5 million suit filed by former employees against Atisbo Local Government in Oyo State.

Our correspondent reports that the ex-workers of Atisbo Local Government instituted the case over their unpaid transportation allowance for a period spanning between two to three months totaling N11,580,044.

The claimants include Mr Makanjuola Ayoola, Mr Ademola Adedeji, Mr Audu Razak, Mr Babatunde Olawore and Mr Ashiru Adelani.

Justice Dada Peters had adjourned the case until Feb.14, 2022, after granting an application by the counsel to the respondent for extension of time to serve their statement of defence on the claimant.

The counsel to the respondent, Mr Muktar Aderogba, had moved a motion for an extension of time to serve the statement of defence on the claimants.

Aderogba informed the court that he would ensure that the claimants are served with the court processes before the next adjourned date.

The counsel to the claimants, Mr Akintunde Omotoso, had earlier told the court that he was yet to be served with the statement of defence of the respondents.

Chidinma Ewunonu-aluko

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