MELWANI v. FIVE STAR INDUSTRIES- 2002 LPELR – 1858 SC

PRINCIPLE OF LAW– WAYS IN WHICH A PRINCIPAL / AGENT RELATIONSHIP CAN BE CREATED.

In this case, the Supreme Court held that there is no statutory requirement in Nigeria that a power of attorney for an Agent to sue or defend on behalf of his Principal should be by deed therefore an action so filed by an agent will be competent.