This is a motion on notice praying this Honourable Court for an order setting aside the default judgment entered against the Defendant/Applicant and for leave to file a statement of defence. The applicant is also seeking an order to set aside the Entry of Judgment and all execution processes taken pursuant to the default judgment.
The grounds of the application are contained in the Affidavit in Support filed on the 5th of March, 2019.
The background to this application is that the Plaintiff/Applicant/Respondent (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) issued a Writ of Summons against the Defendant/Respondent/Applicant (hereinafter referred to as the Applicant) on the 13th of July, 2018. The Respondent’s claim against the Applicant are for:
a. An order for the recovery of cash, the sum of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND GHANA CEDIS (GHC500,000.00), being the amount of money invested as a fixed deposit in the Defendant’s Institution, the said investment being made on 2nd June, 2018.…