SAMUEL ADUSEI
V.
FIDELITY BANK GHANA LIMITED

(2017) JELR 107643 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT No. INDL/0048/16 ·  29 Jun 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE GIFTY DEKYEM
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
generator
technical report
disciplinary committee
court
mr boateng
disciplinary action
sufficient opportunity
exhibit b
disciplinary policy
financial loss
head of department
purchase of the generator
termination of his appointment
civil appeal no. j4/19/2011
court finds
exhibit e
high court
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff’s employment
plaintiff's evidence
plaintiff’s evidence
termination of plaintiff
time frame
alleged cost of generator rental
burden of persuasion
defendant’s ahodwo branch
defendant’s employee
defendant’s mr george k. boateng
evidence of the defence
existing generator
following issues
following reliefs
further exhibit e
plaintiff’s claim
plaintiff’s exhibit d
procurement process
provisions of the labour act
reasonable person
sufficient evidence
wrongful labeling of the plaintiff
wrongful termination of the plaintiff

JUDGMENT 

Plaintiff was Defendant’s employee between 2011 and 2015. Defendant is a  banking institution operating in Ghana. In or about October, 2014, Plaintiff  received an email to work jointly with another employee to purchase a generator  for Defendant’s Ahodwo branch. Plaintiff averred that, a technical report on the existing generator was to be received from Defendant’s Mr George K. Boateng  before the request to purchase could be processed. 

Plaintiff stated that, he initiated the procurement process by requesting for  quotations from three different vendors. He also stated that, before the receipt of the quotations he had followed up on the technical report from Mr Boateng on  two occasions to no avail; he therefore did not have the authority to purchase the  generator without the technical report. Plaintiff averred that, unknown to him  and whilst waiting for the technical report, Mr Boateng had rented a generator  for the Ahodwo branch with its attendant costs implications to…

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