The Queenmother of Boadua , ObaaPanyin Afia Kyerewaa II has filed a lawsuit at the Koforidua High court seeking to stop a self styled chief and a self styled queenmother from declaring themsrlves as chief and queenmother for the area.
According to the suit, Kwasi Agyarkwa Annor , a self styled chief has made attempt to install a self styled queen mother, Akua Bosompemaa Kyeraa, with the support of Abusua Panyin Kojo Yeboah when there is an original and genuine queen mother who has been installed since 1991 and reigned since without any opposition.
The plaintiff, Obaa Panyin Afia Kyerewaa II is therefore seeking a perpertual injunction to restrain the defendants , thats Kwasi Agyakwa Annor , Akua Bosompemaa Kyeraa and Abusua Panyin Kojo Yeboah from and their agents , assigns personal representatives and any persons claiming title through them from installing Akua Bosompemaa Kyeraa or any other person as Queenmother of Boadua during the subsistence of the plaintiff’s reign and position as Queenmother.
A declaration that ObaaPanyin Afia Kyerewaa II was installed as Queenmother of Boadoa in the Akim Abuakwa Traditional Area in 1991.
A declaration that at all material times the position of the plaintiff, thats Obaa Panyin Afia Kyerewaa II as a Queenmother of Boadoa has not been challenged in any judicial proceedings in any forum of competent jurisdiction in which destoolment charges have been brought against her either by the defendants or any other person .
According to the suit, the Plaintiiff , Obaa Panyin Afia Kyerewaa II is a royal of the Boadoa Banka -Bretuo royal family and the Queenmother of Boadoa of the Akim Abuakwa Traditional Area in the eastern region of Ghana.
The suit described the 1st defendant as a self styled chief of Boadoa , thec3rd defendant as the family head of the Boadua Banka Aduana family of which the first 1st and 2nd defendants are members
According to the suit the plaintiff was installed as ghe Queenmother of Boadua in 1991 in accordance with the customs and traditions of the people of Boadoa during tne reign of the late Nana Owusu Konadu II Chief of Boadoa.
Over the past 32 years she has without hindrance from any quarters continually exercised her traditional functions as Queenmother of Boadua .
The plaintiff contends that at no point in time whatsoever has her position as Queenmother been terminated by destoolment , abdication or any other process and neither has any destoolment process in any form been commenced against her in any forum of competent jurisdiction
She declared that at all material times she has been acknowledged and duly recognised as the Queenmother of Boadoa since her installation in 1991 and her occupation of the said role in the absence any findings against her on grounds’ of destoolment .
The plaintiff state that it recently came to her knowledge that the 1st and 3rd defendant acting in concert have undertaken some moves to install the 2nd defendant as the Queenmother of Boadoa whist the plaintiff still reigns in her position and capacity as the Queenmother of Boadoa..
The plaintiff states that the actions of the defendants are contrary to the customs of the People of Boadua and an affront tobthe laid down customary process in the traditional of the people Boadoa which actions have formented chaos within the town and likely to lead to a breach of the peace
The plaintiff states that all efforts to restrain the defendants from proceeding with the unlawful installation of the 2nd Defendant as Queenmother of Boadua have proven futile and that the defendants will not refrain from doing so unless compelled by an order of the honourable Court