Nigerian teenager, Joshua Adekunle-AbdulAzeez, has filed a N500 million law suit against the EgyptAir airline.
According to Vanguard, Joshua is a 17-year-old Nigerian medical student studying at the Dnepropetrovsk Medical Academy, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.
In his suit, filed through his mother Favour Anire-Gbenebichie at a Federal High Court, the plaintiff said that he was wrongly routed to Moldova instead of Ukraine.
Joshua is praying the court to award him N500 million as general damages; the sum of N373,891 as special damages, being the cost of the full economy return ticket; 790 euros as special damages, being the cost of a one-way economy ticket from Istanbul to Kiev which he was forced to buy after he was deported from Turkey to Moldova; the sum of 160,341 Indian rupees as special damages being the cost of the electronic devices damaged during his four day ordeal.
He is also asking for $1,721.74 as special damages for properties lost or damages and the claimant’s counsel’s legal fees.
The case was adjourned to June 27 and July 4.