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THE REPUBLIC vs. HIGH COURT, SEKONDI ,EX-PARTE GEORGE KINGSLEY KWASI AMPONG

(2011) JELR 106959 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  CIVIL MOTION SUIT NO. J5/16/2011  •  29 Mar 2011  •  Ghana

Coram
ATUGUBA JSC (PRESIDING) OWUSU JSC ARYEETEY JSC GBADEGBE JSC AKOTO-BAMFO JSC

Judgement

R U L I N G


AKOTO BAMFO J.S.C.


It is the prayer of the applicant herein George Kingsley Kwasi Ampong alias Odeneho Akrufa Krukoko II that the ruling of the High Court, Sekondi dated the 21st of December,2010 be brought up and quashed on the grounds set out in the supporting affidavit consisting of 19 paragraphs.

In brief, the events culminating in the present application are as follows;

On the 11th of June 2010; the Chieftaincy Tribunal of the Western Regional House of Chiefs gave a default Judgment in suit number 11/20/10. Nana Kwando Kyerefo III +5 Ors, the interested parties herein were the petitioners whereas George Kingsley Kwasi Ampong a. k. a. Odeneho Akrufa Krukoko II, the applicant herein was the respondent.

At the end of the proceedings, the chieftaincy Tribunal made this pronouncement;  

  1. “The respondent George K. Ampong is hereby declared as having been customarily destooled as Omanhene of Wassa Fiase Traditional Area with effect from 23rd April 2002.
  2. The respondent is perpetually…

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