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(2017) JELR 63963 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: BMISC/186/2014 ·  28 Feb 2017 ·  Ghana

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
defendant company
swan clinic
invalidity pension
plaintiff’s employment
valley view clinic
medical report
sick leave
mr. bampo
ssnit medical board
national pensions act
social security contributions
termination of his employment
time of the termination
conditions of the service
due date
high court
medical reports
reinstatement of the plaintiff
above statutory provisions
applicable law
claim of the plaintiff
close of the pleadings
defendant company’s provident fund scheme
defendant’s employment
employee of the former ghana posts
following benefits
following reliefs
following terms
further medical examination
ghana telecom company limited
governing law
medical boarding-out benefits
medical officer
national labour commission
plaintiff's case
plaintiff’s claim
position of a chief manager
processing of his social security invalidity benefits
produce evidence of other facts
psychiatric treatment
receipt of medical reports
said terms
settled rule of interpretation of statutes
social security
ssnit medical board conclusion
swan clinic medical report
unlawful termination of his employment



[1] The Plaintiff, Michael Kwaku Okyere Bampo, is an Information Technology Professional who was an employee of the Former Ghana Posts and Telecommunications Corporation, which later became known as Ghana Telecom Company Limited. He was employed in August 1982, and was terminated by the Defendant Company, the successor to Ghana Telecom on January 10, 2007.

[2] In this action the Plaintiff is asking for a declaration that the termination of his employment with the Defendant Company was wrongful and unlawful and therefore demands that he be reinstated.

[3] Pursuant to leave obtained on November 5, 2013 the Plaintiff issued out a writ of summons sealed in this registry on November 12, 2013 and claimed against the Defendant the following reliefs:-

a) A declaration that the Plaintiff’s employment with the Defendant Company was wrongfully and unlawfully terminated.

b) An order for the reinstatement of the Plaintiff in the Defendant’s employment with all promotions d…

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