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SOWAH V. BANK FOR HOUSING AND CONSTRUCTION AND ANOTHER

(1983) JELR 67958 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  21 Jul 1983  •  Ghana

Coram
APALOO CJ.,ADADE JSC,TAYLOR J.S.C,FRANCOIS JA,EDWARD WIREDU JA

Judgement

APALOO C.J.: I agree with the judgment to be read by my brother Taylor J.S.C. that the appeal should be allowed and have nothing to add.

TAYLOR J.S.C

By his writ, the plaintiff-appellant instituted an action on 30 April 1976 at the High Court against the first and second defendants-respondents jointly and severally for:

“(a) ¢11,717 being the cost of work he claimed to have completed under a building contract dated 8 November 1974 and 3 May 1975 as varied by the second defendant, the owner of the building.

(b) ¢12,173 being extra work constructed outside the contracts at the request of the first defendant.

(ii) Wages for day and night watchman at ¢150 per month from 1 October 1975 to 30 June 1977 and ¢250 per month from 1 July 1977 to date of judgment. (c) Damages for breach of contract.”

The second defendant set up in defence a counterclaim of ¢2,366 and at the High Court, the plaintiff’s claims against the defendants were dismissed and judgment was given against him in favour of the secon…

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