NII AMARKAI III ASERE DZASETSE AND ACTING ASERE MANTSE
V.
TEIKO OKAI (SUBT. BY NII TACKIE AMOAH IV) AND 2 OTHERS

(2016) JELR 63746 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL H1/234/2015 ·  24 Mar 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
OFOE JA (PRESIDING), ACQUAYE JA, AGYEMANG (MRS.) JA
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
djanbi amu family
learned trial judge
site plan
danchira lands
statutory declaration
declaration of title
exhibit d
defendants
first defendant
amanfro lands
anor v
asere dzasetse
asere mantse
behalf of the asere stool
case of the plaintiff
first defendant’s djanbi amu family
judgment of the court of appeal
order of the court
owner of danchira lands
ownership of the danchira lands
site plan exhibit c
site plan exhibit d
superior courts
acting chief
act of fraud
ashaladza lands
baanyebi kpakpoand lands
court of appeal decision
defendant’s ancestor teiko armah
djanbi amu family of otublohum
family’s ownership
f.k.a. company ltd
judicial committee of the ga traditional council
leonard lanquaye lamptey v
m. m. agyemang ja
nii akramah
nii teiko
ors civil appeal no. h1
plaintiff’s claim
question of fraud
reversal of the judgment of the high court
said djanbi amu family
said lands
said site plan
third defendants
title of the djanbi amu family
traditional court
use of a statutory declaration
weight of the evidence

AGYEMANG JA:-

In this appeal the plaintiff/appellant (described hereafter alternately as the plaintiff or the appellant) seeks a reversal of the judgment of the High Court, dated 31st March 2015 and furthermore, that judgment be entered for him.

The matters giving rise to the appeal are the following:

There is a village with a number of settlements in the Greater Accra Region referred to as Danchira lands. The plaintiff describes the lands as bounded on the North by Manhean and Ashaladza lands, on the south by Amanfro lands, on the east by Baanyebi Kpakpoand lands at Foma and Afuaman lands up to the Densu River, and on the West by Akim Abuakwa land, with a total acreage of 18,665 acres.

The plaintiff brought suit against the defendants at the court below claiming inter alia, a declaration of title to the said lands and damages for trespass thereto.

It was the case of the plaintiff: the Asere Dzasetse and acting Asere Mantse who brought suit on behalf of the Asere Stool, that this was ances…

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