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(1966) JELR 66039 (HC)

High Court  •  16 Feb 1966  •  Ghana




The plaintiff as customary successor of his late brother J. E. Quansah claims against the defendant, the widow of the said late brother, a declaration of title to that piece or parcel of land with the buildings thereon, situate at Aboom, Cape Coast, and known as Plot 95. The plaintiff also claims an account of all rents collected by the defendant from tenants occupying the building on the said land and also payment to the plaintiff of the amount that may be found due and owing.

The facts of the case are that by an indenture dated 5 May 1947 tendered as exhibit B, one William Essuman-Gwira Sekyi as vendor conveyed the land in question to Madam Effua Atta, the mother of the plaintiff and his deceased brother, J. E. Quansah, for the consideration of the sum of £G85 paid by the purchaser. According to the plaintiff in his evidence, he had a transaction with his late brother in relation to this piece of land, and the two of them purchased the land in the name of their mother, Mada…

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