The court also ordered the company to pay another $309, 270 all as salaries from May to August 2012. Presiding Judge, Justice J. T Agbadu- Fishim ordered ANDL to pay the employees one month salary in lieu of notice and calculate each employee’s contributory pension entitlement and pay same to their respective Pension Fund Administrator. The court in the verdict delivered on January 20 also ruled that failure to heed to its order within 30 days will attract a 10 per cent interest of payment. The orders were given in the suit filed by five former workers of the company, Livinus Olisakwe, Roland Ahmed, Odunokwe Christopher, Awonaga Israel Jaja Samian Dandison on behalf of all the sacked employees of Air Nigeria since 5th September 2012. The airline owned by businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim had its operations suspended by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over financial crisis at a time when workers threatened to down tools over inability of the company to pay their salary.]]>

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