DEDE KOSEY YOHUNU & ANOR
V.
ANNIE KUMAH AGBETI & 3 OTHERS

(2014) JELR 63590 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO: H1/50/10 ·  15 May 2014 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ABBAN (MRS.) JA (PRESIDING), ACQUAYE JA, DZAMEFE JA
Core Terms Beta
power of attorney
power
head of family
counsel
3rd defendant
high court
nii okpelor jacob ablorh mensah
eugene odametey sowah
defendants
okpelor sowah din family
supreme court
trial judge
record of appeal
2nd defendant
favour of the 1st defendant
high court judge
piece of land
acts of trespass
execution of an indenture
further submission
purported power of attorney
said land
said piece of land
1st plaintiff
3rd defendants’ family
end of the trial
executed instrument
fate of exhibit
following grounds
grant of the power of attorney exhibit
grants of the family lands
head of the okpelor sowah din family
lawful attorney of the family
lawful head of family
legal effect
mr. eugene odametey sowah
name of the 1st defendant
only witness
pending court case
plaintiffs’ claims
power of alienation of family lands
said ablorh mensah
said okpelor family
said power of attorney
services of the substantive counsel
signature of the alleged donors
subsequent grant
such powers
valid grant of the land

DZAMEFE, JA

The plaintiff/respondents hereinafter referred to as the respondents issued this writ of summons in the High Court, Accra against the defendants/appellants referred to as appellants for the following claims;—

1. A declaration that the plaintiff is the true and lawful owner of all that piece of land described under the ‘Schedule’ in the plaintiff’s statement of claim.

2. A declaration that the 3rd defendant has no such legal right or power to alienate or grant the said piece of land by execution of an indenture in favour of the 1st defendant.

3. A declaration that the 1st and 2nd defendant have trespassed unto the said land described in the schedule belonging to the plaintiffs.

4. An order that the conveyance or lease executed by the 3rd defendant in favour of the 1st and 2nd defendant is declared null and void.

5. An order against the 4th defendant to strike out from its register the land registered in the name of the 1st defendant belonging to the plaintiff.

6. Perpetual injunct…

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