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JANET NANA KONADU v. NANA KOFI FRIMPONG

(2021) JELR 109779 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  NO. J4/33/2021  •  8 Dec 2021  •  Ghana

Coram
YEBOAH CJ (PRESIDING) PWAMANG JSC AMEGATCHER JSC TORKORNOO (MRS.) JSC KULENDI JSC

Judgement

JUDGMENT

PWAMANG, JSC:-

My Lords, the defendant/appellant/appellant (the appellant) has stated two grounds on which he prays us to reverse the concurrent findings and conclusions of the High Court and the Court of Appeal in this case. 

The basic facts are not in dispute and are that the land in dispute lies at a suburb of Dawu-Ashanti called “Obidanbi-Dawu”. The land falls within Dawu Stool land and the Stool is the holder of the allodial title. About 1926, the Stool granted portions of its land to branches of the royal family but reserved some outskirts land for the Stool itself. The Kyidom family of the royal family was given land and they in turn granted seven plots to one Opanin Adawuah for valuable consideration and he made a poultry farm on it. In 2012, the plaintiff/respondent/respondent (the respondent) herein acquired the seven plots from Opanin Adawuah who had ceased operating the poultry farm there. She required it for purpose of building a house and she obtained the consent o…

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