(2016) JELR 107813 (HC)    
High Court  ·  BMISC 1177/2015 ·  11 Jan 2016 ·  Ghana


This suit was instituted on 9th September 2015 with the following reliefs:

1. A declaration that defendant does not belong to the Konney Adu We  family of Labadi to which the late Adjei Oki Runny belonged let alone  describe himself as a head of the family. 

2. Perpetual injunction restraining defendant from describing himself as  a member of the Konney Adu We family of which plaintiff is the head. 

In the statement of claim attached to the writ the plaintiff averred that  descendants of Adjei Okie Rammey(deceased) has informed him that  defendant has been trying to get involved and sit in deliberations by the family of the deceased even though he is a stranger. According to the  plaintiff the defendant is a Nigerian and cannot therefore claim to be a  member of the Konney Adu family or even its family head. 

Record on the docket indicated that defendant was served with the writ  but refused to enter appearance nor file a defence. Motion ex parte in  default of appearance was g…

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