DALHATU ADAMU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The respondents as plaintiffs before the High Court of Lagos State (Lagos Division) sued the appellant by filling a writ of summon and a statement of claim both dated and filed on 9/6/06 claiming the following reliefs:-
"1. An order that at the Defendants expense, the 2nd and 3rd claimants should continue their education in Nigeria or abroad, up to University level and/or adequate professional level, as their capabilities may permit.
2. An order compelling the Defendant to pay ₦50,000.00 each to the 1st claimant and the 2nd and 3rd claimants every month each comprising the monthly maintenance allowance for the said 1st claimant and monthly welfare/upkeep for the 2nd and 3rd claimants respectively.
3. An order directing the Defendant to get an alternative accommodation for the claimants and/or pay the sum of ₦250,000.00 every year to the claimants to enable them get a proper accommodation.
4. An order condemning the Defendant in …