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CEPHAS OKUONU ADDO (PLAINTIFF/RESPONDENT) V. KOIWAH INVESTMENT CO. LTD., BISINA BORTEY & ORS., ANTHONY ODAI & ORS. AND LOMOTEY BORTIER & ORS.

(2016) JELR 67233 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO: H1/56/2016  •  14 Jul 2016  •  Ghana

Coram
KUSI-APPIAH (J.A). – PRESIDING, ADUAMA OSEI (J.A.), KWOFIE (J.A.)

Judgement

JUDGMENT

KUSI-APPIAH, ( J.A.): The respondent to this appeal, Cephas Okuonu Addo substituted by J. B. Bortey (hereinafter called the Plaintiff) brought an action at the High Court, Accra against the Appellants herein, Koiwah Investment Company Limited and three others (hereinafter called the Defendants) jointly and severally for declaration of title to a piece or parcel of land lying and being at Baatsonaa in the Greater Accra Region covering an approximate area of 80.26 acres.

In his statement of claim, the plaintiff pleaded that he was bringing the action for himself and on behalf of the late Edward Annan Addo family of Nungua. Apart from the declaration, he also sought recovery of possession of the said land, general damages for trespass and an order for perpetual injunction against the defendants and their privies.

The facts which gave to the case are as follows: The plaintiff who describes himself as the Head and lawful representative of the family of the late Edward Annan Addo of N…

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