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(1972) JELR 63615 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  31 Jul 1972  •  Ghana



APALOO J.S.C.: On 19 February 1957, a man called Adolphus Emmanuel Cogo Naih of Accra, conveyed to the plaintiff, a piece of land said to be situate at Farnofah, North Adabraka, Accra, in consideration of the sum of £G400 or ¢800.00. That land was said to be bounded on the north by the property of a Mr. R. B. Okai on the south by the vendor’s land on the east and west by Kwame Nkrumah Road and Nsawam Road respectively. To the deed was attached a site plan which gives the dimensions of the land as 200 feet on the north and south and 50 feet on the east and west respectively. It is this land that is the subject-matter of the present suit.

Just over a year later, the self-same vendor, again by deed, conveyed to the plaintiff an area just south of the land conveyed by the 1957 document for a like estate in consideration of a further sum of £G400. The result of these two assurances, was that the plaintiff became seised of an area of land measuring 200 feet on the north and south and 100 fee…

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