F.G. KORBIEH, J.A.
The plaintiff/respondent (who shall hereinafter be referred to only as the respondent) sued the defendant/appellant (who shall hereinafter be referred to only as the appellant) and another (the 2nd defendant) in the High Court, Kumasi claiming from them the following reliefs:
i. Recovery of possession of 1000 bags of sugar that the defendants were contracted to convey per vehicle with registration number GN 384 Y a Renault 340 T t/truck from Tema to be delivered in Kumasi but which bags of sugar were never delivered; or
ii. Recovery of the cost of the 1000 bags of sugar at the prevailing market price;
iii. General damages for breach of contract.
iv. Any order(s) from the court.
The case of the respondent (who described himself as ‘a transport officer and transporter of ZIMBABWE Transport Co. Ltd., Berekum’) at the trial court may be summarized as follows: he was engaged by Khawaja Brothers Co. Ltd. to convey 1000 bags of sugar from Tema to Kumasi. Because none of the vehi…