NANA OFORI ATTA II
V.
NANA BONSRA AGYEI

JELR 81620 (WACA)    
West Africa Court of Appeal  ·  West Africa [For WACA cases]
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1952 14 WACA 149-153
CORAM
FOSTER SUTTON, P., COUSSEY, J. A., AND MANYO-PLANGE, J.
Core Terms Beta
land
title
former action
akim abuakwa
muronam stool
view
appeal
learned trial judge
plaintiffs
banka stool
previous action
appellants
trial judge
first plaintiff
paramount chief of akim abuakwa
subject matter of the action
final judgment
learned judge of the court
muronam stool lands
second plaintiff
second plaintiff-appellant’s stool
court of the chief commissioner
first defendant-respondent
knowledge of the omanhene of akim abuakwa
knowledge of the omanhene of the akim abuakwa state
opening statement
statements of claim
stool of muronam

 Manyo-Plange, J. In this appeal the plaintiffs-appellants claimed by their writ the first as Paramount Chief of Akim Abuakwa to whom Muronam Stool and Stool land are subject and, the second, as the Odikro of Muronam to whose Stool the Muronam Stool lands belong for a declaration of their title to the land the subject matter of the action and for an injunction.

The writ was issued against only the first defendant-respondent. The title to the land the subject matter of the action has in a former action (Chief Kwame Andoh and another of Muronam on behalf of the Stool of Muronam v.Nana Kwakye Penkro, Bankahene and two others) been litigated by the second plaintiff-appellant’s Stool and the Banka Stool as represented by the then Bankahene. In that action judgment was given against second plaintiff-appellant’s Stool.

In that action, the Bankahene’s defence was that the land was for the Adansehene for whom he was caretaker. The first defendant-respondent thereore applied for the joinder of t…

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