The Plaintiffs in this case issued a Writ of Summons against the Defendant herein for the following reliefs:
(a) Recovery of the sum of Thirty-Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS35,000.00) being rent arrears as at November, 2016.
(b) Interest on the said sum of Thirty-Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS35,000.00) at the prevailing lending rate from November 2016 up till the date of full and final payment.
(c) Costs including legal fees.
On 11th May, 2017 final judgment in default of appearance was entered against the Defendant in the sum of GHC35,000.00 and interest at the prevailing Commercial Bank lending rate from November, 2016 till date of final payment. Costs of GHC3,000.00 was also awarded against the Defendant.
On 26th October, 2017 the default judgment was set aside upon an application by the Defendant. Consequently, the Defendant filed a statement of defence on 14th November, 2017 and counter claimed against the Plaintiffs as follows:
a. A declaration that all items (perso…