(2016) JELR 107600 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: 17/2012 ·  25 Nov 2016 ·  Ghana
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J U D G M E N T 

Plaintiff’s claim is against the Honorable Attorney General (as the nominal defendant) for: 

a. GH₵1,000,000.00 being damages for pain, suffering and harassment suffered by plaintiff as a result of the fraudulent materials contained in the  Auditor General’s Report dated 31st December, 2010. 

b. An order of the Court compelling the Auditor General to publish forthwith  a correction of the true state of affairs.

Per the statement of claim filed by the plaintiff, the following facts emerged: 

The plaintiff is the incumbent Chief of Apaaso which includes Ahamadi whiles the  Defendant is the Chief Legal Advisor of the Government of Ghana and also advisor  in that capacity to both the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and the  Auditor-General of the Republic of Ghana. 

The plaintiff has been the incumbent Chief of Apaaso, at the time he issued this  writ, for the past 19 years without blemish. 

The plaintiff says that on the 31st day of December, 2010 the Auditor-General…

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