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(1989) JELR 65214 (HC)

High Court  •  28 Jun 1989  •  Ghana



KPEGAH J.: This is an application for an amendment relating to the plaintiff’s capacity. On 2 April 1985 one Antwi Benyarko, who describes himself as pastor of the Church of Christ Mission, brought an action “for and on behalf of the Church of Christ Mission”, Dunkwa-on-Offin against one S. K. Newlove Mensah and two others. This suit is entitled:

“Antwi Benyarko

Pastor for and on behalf of

Church of Christ Mission


1. S. K. Newlove Mensah, Accra

2. Seventh Day Adventist Church - Dunkwa Branch (Dunkwa-on-Offin)

3. J. F. Nyamekye, Seventh Day Adventist Church Dunkwa-on-Offin.”

Summons for directions were taken on 21 July 1986 and issues settled for hearing. The case has since then been fixed several times for hearing but without success. This was partly due to the numerous interlocutory applications and, in my particular situation, since I inherited the case, the difficulty in getting all three counsel involved in the case together for hearing. In this wise, may I say that counsel for…

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