The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has adjourned hearing in the case of Momodu Mohammed, and six other disengaged workers of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) till March 14.
Other claimants are – Umar Danladi, Mohammed Abdul,Maria Hassan, Ibrahim Garba, and T.Verderpuye.
The aggrieved workers also joined Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited (PPMC) in the suit.
The workers, who were temporary staff of the PPMC Gombe Area Office, had filed a suit against the company over alleged unlawful termination of their services from the corporation.
The workers alleged that they were laid off without notice from PPMC in 2004.
At the resumed hearing, the case could not go on, because the claimants had no counsel to represent them in court.
The presiding judge, Justice Edith Agbakoba, adjourned the suit to March 14 to enable the claimants get legal representation.