AMUA SEKYI J.
The plaintiff, Nana Addo Ababio II, claims to be the Kyidomhene of the Boso Traditional Area. According to him, as Kyidomhene he is entitled to certain sums of money which from time to time the government makes available to the Boso Traditional Council as allowance for the Kyidomhene. These sums, says the plaintiff, have not been paid to him. He has therefore brought this action for the court to determine how much is due to him as Kyidomhene and for the payment of the allowance with effect from April 1969. In support of his claim to be the Kyidomhene, the plaintiff has asked the court to take judicial notice of an entry in the Local Government Bulletin No. 32 dated 3 September 1976 which accorded him recognition as the Kyidomhene of the Boso Traditional Area.
The defendants resist the claim of the plaintiff on two grounds: first, the plaintiff’s action is a cause or matter affecting chieftaincy over which the High Court has no original jurisdiction; secondly, entri…