DR. WALTER AFFO
V.
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

(2020) JELR 107798 (HC)    
High Court  ·  INDL/1/14 ·  23 May 2020 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE GIFTY AGYEI ADDO
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendant
s contract
mere formality
professional misconduct
case of the plaintiff
renewal of his contract
members of the university community
disciplinary committee
financial impropriety
renewal of contracts
s job
s reasons
s reputation
testimony of the defendant
unlawful termination
appointment of lecturers
date of final judgment
disciplinary proceedings
due process of law
own initiatives
s status
termination of the plaintiff
absence of procedure
anor vrs
behalf of the defendant
chemistry department
chemistry department of the defendant university
cross examination
effect of exhibit
end of july
faculty members
following issues
leave of the court
plaintiff states
practice of the defendant university
purported termination of plaintiff
relevant issues
renewal of other contracts
renewal of the plaintiff
scarcity of full-time lecturers
s institution

JUDGMENT 

INTRODUCTION 

Per the writ of summons dated 1st October 2013, the Plaintiff claimed against the Defendant as follows:  

1. A declaration that the Defendant‟s purported termination of the Plaintiff‟s job as a lecturer is unlawful and contrary to due process of law. 

2. A declaration that the Defendant‟s reasons for the purported termination of Plaintiff‟s job and circulating the same to the members of the University community  have caused injury to Plaintiff‟s reputation and image. 

3. An Order that the Defendant pays Plaintiff his unpaid salary together with all  entitlements due him from August, 2013 to date of final judgment. 

4. General damages for unlawful termination and injury to Plaintiff‟s reputation. 

5. An Order that the Defendant should unconditionally restore the Plaintiff‟s status quo ante as a lecturer. 

6. Perpetual injunction restraining the Defendant from terminating the Plaintiff in like  manner.  

On 8th October, 2013, the Defendant entered appearance, through its…

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