ANIN YEBOAH JSC
The supervisory jurisdiction of this court has been invoked to prohibit the High Court, Accra from hearing the case intituled as: suit No BD 6/2007: GHANA PORTS and HARBOURS AUTHORITY and ANOTHER v. CONCORD MEDIA LIMITED and ANOTHER and two contempt applications pending before the same judge.
In an affidavit supporting the application, the second defendant to the suit, one ALFRED OGBAMEY, complains against the presiding judge Mr. Justice Benson and catalogued several allegations of judicial impropriety against the said judge.
The first allegation relates to a petition which he lodged at the Chief Justice’s office out of which the Chief Justice advised the learned judge to uphold the scales of justice evenly between the parties. The Chief Justice, however, did not transfer the case from Mr. Justice Benson as requested by the applicants herein.
Subsequent to the above event, the deponent stated in the affidavit that on one occasion when the case was called and their…