MARIAMA OWUSU, J.A:
Section 20  of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1971, ACT 367 provides as follows;
“The Court may order either party to the marriage to pay to the other party a sum of money or convey to the other party movable or immovable property as settlement of property rights or in lieu thereof or as part of financial provision that the Court thinks just and equitable”.
The plaintiff and 1st defendant in this suit were married customarily sometime 1979. They cohabited in Kumasi, Accra and London. There are three issues between them. The marriage was dissolved on 24-11-1999. It is the case of the plaintiff that, the meeting to dissolve the marriage between her and the 1st defendant took place before relations and representatives of both sides. At that meeting, the 1st defendant openly acknowledged that, in view of the fact that, he had initiated the dissolution of the marriage, he was prepared to pacify the plaintiff. Consequently, 1st defendant offered plaintiff and her chi…