NII AKPOR AKONFRA AND ANOR
V.
THE NATIONAL HOUSE OF CHIEFS

(2015) JELR 107685 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BMISC 966/2012 ·  17 Nov 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE PATIENCE MILLS-TETTEH (MRS)
Core Terms Beta
2nd defendant
national register of chiefs
1st defendant
name
entry
nii akpo adjei
motion
defence
witness statement
1st december
said shiketele
agbawe quarter of teshie
evidence of the 2nd plaintiff
new shiketele
shiketele of teshie traditional area
witness statement exhibit
2nd defendant’s acts
2nd defendant’s presentation
amended statement of claim
date of death of nii akpor adjei
end counsel
entered appearance
exhibit b1
facts of this case
high court
interlocutory matters
late nii akpo adjei
ministry of chieftaincy
national register
new head of family
nii ablor adjei
nii adjetey okpe
open court
relief c
rotational basis
substitute ebenezer a. ablorh
substitution of ebenezer ablorh
support of this claim
supreme court
testimony of the plaintiff
then head

J U D G M E N T 

The facts of this case are that Plaintiffs, who claim they are the heads of  Nii Adjetey Okpe We of Agbawe Quarter of Teshie and Nii Ablor Adjei We  also of Agbawe Quarter of Teshie are the king makers of the Agbawe  quarter of Teshie. By Teshie custom and usage the head of the Agbawe  quarter is the Shiketele of Teshie Traditional area. After the passing away  of the then head and shiketele of Teshie traditional area, a new Shiketele  was installed and he applied to have his name entered into the National  house of Chiefs but to his shock 2nd defendant had his name already  registered in the National Register of Chiefs as the shikitele, consequently  he issued this suit with the following reliefs; 

1. A declaration that the entry in the National Register of Chiefs dated 26th June 2011 is a forgery, fraudulent null and void. 

2. An order to expunge the entry from the National Register of Chiefs. 3. Injunction against the Respondent from holding himself out as the  gazet…

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