ANIN YEBOAH, J.S.C
My Lords, this appeal before us is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Accra which on 3rd of August 2012 reversed the judgment of the High Court, Accra. We have been invited to allow the appeal and restore the judgment of the learned trial judge.
The facts of this appeal appear not to be in serious controversy. The plaintiff, on 25/08/2004 sued the defendant who is the respondent herein for a declaration of title to a parcel of land at Accra. Other reliefs which were ancillary were also sought against the respondent.
In a nutshell, his case was that the land in dispute was sold to him by one Emmanuel Roger Amudzi in 2004. The said Emmanuel Roger Amudzi had obtained his grant from one Carl Reindorf.
Thereafter he had his title registered at the Lands Commission Secretariat after he had conducted a search which revealed that the original owner of the land was the Reindorf family of Accra which conveyed the land to his grantor. It was in course of developi…