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OPANIN MANUKURE SAMPONG AND OTHERS V. OPANIN KWAKU AMPADU AND OTHERS

(1999) JELR 69528 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO. 48/98.  •  17 Feb 1999  •  Ghana

Coram
ESSILFIE-BONDZIE JA. (PRESIDING), AMONOO-MONNEY JA, OWUSU-ANSAH JA

Judgement

ESSILFIE-BONDZIE, JA.

This appeal is from the decision of the High Court Koforidua, contained in the judgment of Her Lordship Mrs. Justice Adinyira dated 15th October 1996. The plaintiffs issued a writ against the defendants claiming as head of family and principal members respectively of the Kwaku Daaku Asona family of Abetifi declaration of title to parcels of land described as lots 1-8 endorsed on the Writ of Summons, recovery of possession of lots 1-8 endorsed on the writ, perpetual injunction restraining the defendants, their servants etc from entering or interfering with the properties and an account of monies in rents etc from 21st October 1991 to date of judgment.

The undisputed fact in this case is that all the plaintiffs and all the defendants are members of the Daaku Asona family of Kwaaman and Abetifi. The parties do not dispute the fact that the Adonten Stool of Kwahu ie the then Abetifihene created a Black Stool for the Daaku Asona Family. The said substool created was cal…

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