The National Industrial Court in Kano has ordered Medview Airlines to pay one Garba Ibrahim Abubakar, an Aviation Consultant, a total sum of N5,069,048 million being his withheld total salaries by the airline.
The Court presided over by Justice E.D.E. Isele made the order while delivering judgement in a suit marked NICN/MAID/01/2019, filed against Medview Airlines by the aviation consultant, over his unpaid salary.
The applicant, who worked with the airline had dragged the aviation company before the court over refusal to pay him for the month of February to December, 2018 and the monthly deduction from his salaries from May 2016 to December, 2018, which were illegally withheld and unpaid, unremitted by the airline.
He consequently asked for “a declaration that he is entitled to and be paid his salaries for the months of February – December, 2018, totaling the sum of N4,470 million.
“A declaration that he is entitled to be paid the sum of N599, 048: 00, being the unremitted monthly deductions made by the airline from his salaries from the months of May, 2016 to December, 2018.
“An order directing the immediate payment to the claimant the total sum of N 5, 069,048 million, being his unpaid salaries for the months of February to December, 2018 and the monthly deduction made by the airline, from his salaries from May, 2016 to December, 2018, but illegally withheld, unpaid and unremitted by the Defendant.”