Plaintiff’s claim is for the following reliefs:
I. An order for the payment of the outstanding principal amount of Ghc21,229.60 at the prevailing commercial bank rate from September 2007 up to the date of final payment. II. An order for the payment of a punitive charge of 10% per annum above the prevailing bank interest rate on (a) above since September 2007.
It is plaintiff’s case that by a letter dated 6th of September 2006, plaintiff was contracted by the Ghana at 50 Secretariat to construct two identikit houses at the African Union Village, Contonments, Accra towards the country’s fiftieth independence anniversary celebrations. The duration of the work was two and a half calendar months. The scope of work included the shell of the house, ground floor, concrete work including plastering, pipework, block work to roofing level but excluding roofing. Plaintiff was requested by the Ghana at 50 Secretariat to pre finance the project with the assurance of honouring cer…