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(1980) JELR 67911 (HC)

High Court  •  7 Feb 1980  •  Ghana



SARKODEE J.: This is an appeal against the order of the Rent Magistrate, Sekondi, for the recovery of possession of house No. 3, Ketan Estate, Sekondi, from the appellant; the plaintiff-respondent (hereinafter referred to as the landlord) having given the defendant-appellant (hereinafter referred to as the tenant) six months’ notice to quit, which had expired on 30 April 1979. The tenant failed to give up possession. The ground upon which the landlord demanded vacant possessions is contained in an affidavit which accompanied the application for a writ of summons which is as follows:

“I, Wilhelmina Zweness of Sekondi make oath and say as follows:

(1) That I am the deponent herein.

(2) That I swear to this affidavit on behalf of the plaintiff whose authority I have to do so.

(3) That the plaintiff brings this action on behalf of himself and the Efaina family of Elmina on whose behalf the plaintiff acts.

(4) That the plaintiff is desirous of remodelling the said house No. 3, Ketan Estate,…

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