SAMUEL ELLIS OBIR
V.
BANK OF GHANA

(2014) JELR 69743 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  C.A NO. H1/112/2013 ·  6 Feb 2014 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ABBAN J.A. (PRESIDING,ACQUAYE J.A,GYAN J.A.
Core Terms Beta
regional manager
respondent
plaintiff
learned trial judge
issue manager
case
cross-examination
mr. ellis obir
appellate court
chief cashier
trial court
alleged financial malpractices
appellants
findings of the committee
high court
record of appeal
wrongful dismissal
additional issues
appellant’s case
banking operations
charge of banking operations
clothing allowance
committee of enquiry
c payment
date of judgment
d damages
decision of the high court
dismissal of the plaintiff
employment of the bank
e other
facts of this case
following issues
following reliefs
grounds of appeal
history of this case
instances of ious
instant case
kumasi branch office
monthly salary
officers’ rules
position of manager
practice of the regional manager
regional manager of appellant
respondent states
said court
said judgment
senior staff
weight of the evidence

JUDGEMENT

ABBAN, J.A.: On the 21st October, 2011, the High Court, Accra, delivered a judgment in this case which went against the Defendants (hereinafter called the Appellants). The appellants herein being dissatisfied with the decision of the High Court have appealed against the said judgment to this court.

Now, before addressing the grounds of appeal, we want to capture the history of this case which was presented to the High Court and which has travelled through the said court culminating in this appeal. On 3rd December 2002, the plaintiff (hereinafter referred to as the respondent) instituted an action against the appellant claiming per his amended writ of summons the following reliefs:

aA declaration that the dismissal of the plaintiff from the employment of the Bank by the Board of the said bank contained in the letter dated 26th May 2000 purportedly in accordance with Article 13(b) (1,2,3,4 and 5) of the Officers’ Rules and Regulations is unconstitutional, illegal, unwarranted by …

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