By Magdalene Ukuedojor
Abuja (NAN) A former production editor with Leadership Newspapers Group Limited,Mr Williams Orji, has sued the organisation, demanding N30 million for alleged wrongful termination of appointment.
Joined in the suit as defendant, is the general manager of the media organisation.
Orji, in the suit, filed at the National Industrial Court, Abuja, is challenging the termination of his appointment, on the ground that it did not follow due process.
Counsel to the claimant, Mr Ashigwuike Onyegbula, held that his client joined the media organisation in 2005 and worked assiduously for over a decade.
He told the court that his client was being owed N3 million salary arrears, including other emoluments before the alleged wrongful termination of appointment.
Ashigwuike urged the court to declare the alleged termination as illegal and order the employer to immediately pay the claimant the said sum.
The judge, Justice Rakiya Haastrup, adjourned the case till May 8 for definite hearing.