On or about 2nd Plaintiff March 2016, about 39 Plaintiffs consisting of various Clans, families and Communities and represented by three Attorneys, namely Professor Patrick Kwabena Ofori-Danso, Gilbert Stephen Kofi Sasu and Nana Diawo Bediako II sued the Government of Ghana through the Attorney-General and the Lands Commission. The reliefs sought and as endorsed on the Writ Summons were:
1. A Declaration that the negotiated settlement concluded in 2008 between the Government of Ghana and the Plaintiffs. Claimants under E.1.98 of 1974 as amended by E.1.67 of 1975 and in pursuance whereof certain tranche compensation payments were made by the former to the latter is valid and legally binding.
2. An order that the Government of Ghana pay forthwith to the Plaintiffs-Claimants all tranche compensation payments, to be assessed, due and owing under the negotiated settlement aforesaid.
3. An order that the Government of Ghana pay forthwith to the Plaintiffs-Claimants interests…