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(1977) JELR 64924 (HC)

High Court  •  2 Jul 1977  •  Ghana



GRIFFITHS-RANDOLPH J.: In this case, a joint grant of letters of administration in respect of the estate of Joseph Bossman, (deceased) was made on 17 May 1973 by this court in favour of Dr. Jonathan Emmanuel Bossman and Jacob Kwaku Bossman (since deceased); and on 16 February 1976, Nii Odoi Annan, counsel on behalf of Rev. Athanasius Foster Okaitey Kuevi, who claimed to be the secretary of the late Joseph Bossman’s family, filed a motion on notice for an order authorising the removal of the co-administrator, Jacob Kwaku Bossman, who was then alive. The motion paper was accompanied by an affidavit sworn to by Rev. Kuevi, and a written resolution bearing the signatures of upwards of 30 principal members of the Bossman family, to which Joseph Bossman (deceased) had belonged; and the contents of the latter document were as follows:

“We the undersigned, do hereby resolve that Dr. J. E. Bossman should be the only head of the Bossman family forthwith and be in charge of the entire administrat…

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