CHANCELLOR OPPONG KYEKYEKU KOHL
V.
THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL

(2016) JELR 69771 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO: H1/153/2015 ·  28 Jan 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
MARIAMA OWUSU JA (PRESIDING), ADUAMA OSEI JA, TANKO AMADU JA
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
trial court
london
ghana high commission
exhibits
onward transmission
b certificate
c1
findings of fact
judgment of the trial court
british authorities
testimonies of pw
appeal
final year
total compensation
appellate court
attorney-general
b degree certificate
behalf of the attorney-general
fact
grounds of objection
snaresbrook crown court
whole matter
52-paragraph statement of claim
amended notice of appeal
british authorities of the university of london
c1 ought
caution dr. twum jsc
central london county court
court order
decision of the trial court
filing of a notice of appeal
final examinations
further criticism of the judgment of the trial court
government officials
government of ghana of the sum
guiding principle
high court
london school of law of the university
order of the trial court
plaintiff’s writ
present case
rules of pleadings
support of any ground of objection
trial court’s determinations
trial court’s evaluation
university of london ll

JUDGMENT

ADUAMA OSEI

By his writ of summons issued in the High Court, Accra, on the 15th of October, 2010, the Plaintiff/Appellant, hereinafter called “the Plaintiff”, claimed 17 reliefs against 6 defendants, who were all government officials or institutions. The names of 5 of the defendants were subsequently struck out, leaving the Attorney-General as the sole Defendant.

The essence of the several reliefs indorsed on the writ of summons was to obtain an order of the trial Court for the payment to the Plaintiff by the Government of Ghana of the sum of £254,000.00, being the total compensation allegedly paid by the British Authorities to the Ghana High Commission in London on or about the 15th of November, 2003, for onward transmission to him, which the Government of Ghana had allegedly refused or failed to pay to him in spite of persistent demands, and an order for the delivery to him of a University of London LL.B degree certificate, First Class, which the British Authorities of the Uni…

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