I agree that the appeal against the judgment of the High Court, Kumasi dated 31st October, 1995 be dismissed. I would add a few words on two issues raised in the notice of appeal. These issues deal with:—
1. The validity of the marriage between the late Agyemang and Mary Agyemang, and:
2. The ownership of the house in dispute.
In the notice of appeal, the defendants complained that the trial Judge erred in law in accepting Exhibit ‘B’ as a valid marriage certificate issued under the Marriage Ordinance, 127. The thrust of the complaint was that there were serious differences between Exhibit ‘A’ and Exhibit ‘B’. The differences effectively destroyed the legal validity of Exhibit ‘B’. In reply, counsel for the plaintiffs contended that the differences were not material and did not impeach the validity of Exhibit ‘B’. I have carefully and critically looked at the contents of Exhibit ‘A’ and Exhibit ‘B’ I find that the differences to which attention was drawn do not I supp…