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PAUL MEIER & TRAPEQ LIMITED V. CHEDJI BARNABE & ZOUNON ALAIN

(2008) JELR 68169 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO.: H1/15/2007  •  22 May 2008  •  Ghana

Coram
OWUSU [MS] PRESIDING], A. ASARE KORANG JA, DUOSE JA

Judgement

A.ASARE KORANG, JA

On the 11th day of May 2006, the High Court, Kumasi gave judgment dismissing the claim of the 2nd plaintiff – Company, 2nd appellant herein and found for the 1st and 2nd defendants, respondents herein on their counterclaim on the basis that the respondents had proved their case on the balance of probabilities and were entitled to succeed.

In favour of the 1st respondent, CHEDJI BARNABE, the learned trial judge made the following awards:

a. “The plaintiff company will pay to the 1st defendant an amount equal to thirty six months salary as damages for wrongful termination of the appointment of the 1st defendant.

b. The plaintiff company will also pay the sum of 500,000 US Dollars to the 1st defendant as his end of service benefits.”

For the benefit of the 2nd respondent, ZOUNON ALAIN, the awards were in these terms:—

c. “The plaintiff Company will pay an amount equal to thirty six months salary as damages for the appointment (sic) of the 2nd defendant.

d. The 2nd defendant i…

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