Marilyn Ogar, the former spokesperson of Department of State Service
(DSS), has filed a suit before the National Industrial Court, Abuja,
challenging her compulsory retirement from service in September 2015.
claimant’s counsel, Adeola Adedipe, informed the court that the
defendants were served originating summon and hearing notice.
said that although the defendants had entered conditional appearance,
they did not file any counter processes within 14 days of service of the
The judge, Justice Olufunke Anuwe, ordered
that the defendants be served hearing notice and adjourned the case
until June 25, for hearing
NAN reports that Ogar wants the court
to among others things, declare that her retirement was illegal and
nullify her demotion from deputy director to assistant director.
Joined in the suit are the Attorney- General of the Federation and the Director-General of DSS.