The Plaintiff instituted an action in this Court on 12th January, 2017, against the Defendant for the following reliefs:
i. Damages to cover the educational expenses of deceased’s two children up to the age of 18 years.
ii. Compensation for the unlawful death of the deceased caused by defendant’s employee.
iii. Costs including lawyers’ fees.
A summation of the Plaintiff’s grievance, per his Statement of Claim, is as follows:
The Plaintiff states that he is the maternal uncle of one Safia Seidu, also known as Nashat aged 25, who died on 22nd April, 2015.
The Plaintiff further states that he brings this action as one of the administrators of the estate of the deceased, who was survived by her parents and two children, aged 5 and 7 years.
According to the Plaintiff, before the demise of her niece, the deceased was an employee (house-help) of the Defendant. That the Defendant also had an employee by name, Rahman Adams, who lived in the house of the Defendant w…