CHARLES LAMPTEY & 3 ORS.
V.
SAMUEL HARUNA NOAH & 3 ORS.

(2021) JELR 109100 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  H1/158/2020 ·  16 Dec 2021 ·  Ghana
CORAM
OFOE,J.A WOOD, J.A ARYENE, J.A
Core Terms Beta
defendants
plaintiffs
letters of administration
3rd defendants
1st plaintiff
derby avenue
trial judge
4th defendant
fatima noah
john noah
anna noah
record of appeal
will of john noah
2nd plaintiff
cross appeal
1st day of april
enjoyment of the property
last will
1st april
court suits
daniel cofie noah
equal parts
nullification of the extended lease
rightful persons
tenancy of the 4th defendant
trial court
weight of evidence
children-emmanuel cofie noah
concern property house no d
contents of the will of john noah
court judgments
court room resolution of cases
decision of the trial judge babara acquah
documentary evidence of grant of letters
finding of fact
great grandchildren of john noah
justice dapaah
late father
late irene amina noah
lordship mr. justice kwasi dapaa
mr. john noah
myriads of court proceedings
passage of the administration of estates act
preserve of the trial court
quarter of the said property
respect of enjoyment of this property
statement of defence of the 1st 2nd
whole evidence

OFOE, J.A:

We are in this appeal to deal with an appeal and cross appeal. Issues raised therein concern property House No D 945/3 Derby Avenue, Accra, originally owned by a Mr. John Noah who died as far back 1922. As is common in this side of our world, the dispute is over who manages and enjoys rents accruing from this property left behind in 1922. From the myriads of court proceedings noted in the record of appeal, it would not be wrong to observe that the beneficiaries have had no peace in enjoyment of the property. It has been court suits upon court suits. Whilst we endeavor in this appeal to make determinations as sought for by the parties and their counsel with the objective of bringing finality to disputes within the family in respect of enjoyment of this property, it is our advice that having regard to the contents of the will of John Noah and the beneficiaries who will keep multiplying with time, the family finds a more appropriate and lasting method in the sharing of the proc…

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