This is an appeal by the Plaintiffs/Applicants/Appellants/Appellants hereinafter referred to as the Appellants against the judgment of the Court of Appeal dated 24th June 2011 whereby the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment of the High court which was in favour of the Defendants/Interested Parties/Respondents/Respondents, hereinafter referred to as Respondents.
FACTS OF THE CASE:
Since the genesis of this case emanated from the Judicial Committee of the Brong Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, it is important to set out the facts in extenso.
The Omanhene of Kenyasi No. I died. After the burial of the Omanhene, the task of finding a suitable candidate to succeed him was entrusted to Nana Yaa Adutwumwaa, the (1st Respondent herein) in her capacity as the Queen mother of Kenyasi No. 1 as demanded by custom and tradition.
There was some competition for the successorship to the vacant Omanhene stool of Kenyasi No.1. To this end, out of three eligible candidates who expressed and or sh…