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(1967) JELR 68746 (HC)

High Court  •  26 Apr 1967  •  Ghana



EDUSEI J.: The petitioner and the respondent were married on 17 December 1960 at the A.M.E. Zion Church, Cape Coast. Before this marriage both parties had had some education in the United Kingdom, the petitioner having studied for three years at Liverpool Calder College for a diploma in domestic science. She holds another diploma in the same discipline from an Australian institution where she underwent some training.

There are two children of the marriage-Nana Ekua Abiw Osei-Koom born on 15 June 1961 and Kwamina Osei-Koom, Jnr., born on 3 February 1963. The petitioner is now a teacher at the Winneba Specialist Training College and the respondent is acting principal of Kikam Technical Institute in the Western Region. The incident which led to the presentation of the divorce proceedings originated from Kumasi where the petitioner and the respondent were working as teachers in 1961. They agreed to have a common fund by bringing their monthly salaries together for the upkeep of the matrimo…

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