ZONGONAA KUNGARI AND 10 OTHERS
V.
RUKAYATU USMANU

(2017) JELR 63548 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO. H1/182/2016 ·  9 Nov 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
V.D. OFOE J.A. (PRESIDING), F.G. KORBIEH J.A., CECILIA H.SOWAH (MRS.) J.A.
Core Terms Beta
hajia hawa awu
exhibit e
abdulai dagati
trial judge
learned trial judge
hawa awu
hajia hawawu
trial
plaintiff’s claim
weight of the evidence
abdulai dagarti
appellate court
courts act
further grounds of appeal
hajia memona
judge
plaintiff’s case
v.d. ofoe
basis of these averments
circuit court
content of a rule of customary law
documental evidence
documentary evidence
family member
first complaint
following grounds
following rules
ga father
hajia bawa
hawa
head of family of the family
high court
house no. e227
immovable property of abdulai dagati
judgment of the trial court
junior sister of abdulai dagati
olden days
only contest
original documents
province of the trial court
receipt of the record of appeal
recovery of possession of house no. e227
revocation of the l.a.
said counsel
said grant
suraj abubakar
trial circuit court
very wording of exhibit e

F.G. KORBIEH, J.A.

The plaintiff’s case against the defendants in the trial High Court in Accra may be summarized as follows. She purchased House No. E227/16 situate and being at Mamobi, Accra from one Hawa Awa alias Hajia Bawa (deceased) and was given a receipt dated the 1/6/2001. She also averred that Hawa Awu gave her a deed of assignment dated 2/4/2001 which was “duly executed” by the Lands Commission on the 11/4/2001. The original lease on the house was executed between Abdulai Dagati (Lessee) and Nii Notei Owu III (Lessor) and registered at the Lands Registry with No. 4325/1985 was passed on to her by Hawa Awu. She averred that Hawa Awu was the junior sister of Abdulai Dagati and had inherited the property on the 23/9/1981 by virtue of a statutory declaration made by Abdulai Dagati on the 3/1/1976. She further averred that Hawa Awu had been granted Letters of Administration on the 6/2/1987 to administer the movable and immovable property of Abdulai Dagati who had died without wif…

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