ABBA AJI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellants in this appeal instituted this action against the respondents before High Court Delta State in the Warri Judicial Division claiming the following reliefs jointly and/or severally against the respondents:-
"(1) A declaration that the plaintiffs are the children of late Solomon A. Ogboru who are entitled to service benefits and the scholarship scheme approved by the first defendant for the benefit of the children of the deceased.
(2) Order on the first defendant to pay the service benefits to the third defendant for the service benefits of the children of Solomon A. Ogboru.
(3) Order on the first defendant to replace the names John S. Ogboru, Miss Gasis Ogboru and Miss Areke Ogboru falsely placed in the first defendant's master list of the children of late Solomon A. Ogboru with the names of the plaintiffs who are the only children of the deceased; Solomon A. Ogboru.
(4) Order on the second defendant to give account of t…