ASOGLI TRADITIONAL COUNCIL AND OTHERS; EX PARTE TOGBE AMORNI V II
This is an application for an extension of time to apply for leave for the writ of certiorari to quash the judgment of the Asogli Traditional Council dated 11 July 1969 and the appellate judgment of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs dated 29 January 1986 in respect of suit No. 2/1968 entitled Ametsitsi v. Kuma alias Togbe Amorni VII.
On 27 May 1991 I dismissed an earlier application by the same applicant for leave to apply for certiorari to quash the said judgments on the grounds that since the judgments sought to be quashed were delivered over six months ago, Order 59, r.3 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 1954 (L.N. 140A) forbids such applications unless the applicant obtains extension of time to initiate such application. That application was argued by Mr Dogoe on behalf of the applicant’s solicitor, Mr. Adumua-Bossman, who appeared personally on 27 May 1991 to take the ruling.
After the ruling had been read, Mr. Adumua-Bossman indicated that the reason for their …