KUSI-APPIAH, J.A.: This is an appeal from the decision of the High Court (Land Division), Accra, over a disputed ownership of a house situated at Nima, a suburb of Accra, and numbered as E84/11.
The facts which gave rise to the dispute were as follows: One Kojo Akrong who died intestate in 1945 was the person who built the house. That was not disputed by the plaintiffs/appellants. However, plaintiffs averred that upon the demise of Kojo Akrong, the property in dispute devolved on his children and between 1972 and 1983, Ibrahim Lassey Akrong whom plaintiffs described as the eldest son of Kojo Akrong initially leased the property to plaintiffs and subsequently sold same with the knowledge and consent of his brothers and sisters to them.
The plaintiffs alleged that the sale was evidenced by a conveyance duly executed by Lassey Akrong in their favour. They contended that after the sale, they assumed ownership and possession of the property without any objection from any member of th…