BRIGHT MENSAH JA:
The instant appeal launched by the petitioner/appellant herein, is against the judgment of the High Court, Accra delivered 24/05/2018, the appellant being dissatisfied with the court’s decision. The petitioner/appellant shall hereinafter be referred to simply as the petitioner whilst the respondent/ respondent shall hereinafter referred simply as the respondent.
My Lords, the chief question in this appeal turns on whether the property settlement by the lower court was fair and equitable.
In his petition filed in the lower court 09/12/2013, the petitioner averred that he was a retired Air Force Officer of the Ghana Air Force and a retired International Public Servant having worked for the World Food Programme of the United Nations. He worked in Uganda where he first met the respondent in 1989. They started a relationship that resulted in the petitioner impregnating the respondent who had a child in 1990. The petitioner went ahead to …