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Michael Osei Owusu was among one thousand and ninety-seven (1,097) individuals who were enrolled as new lawyers, the highest number at a go since the country started training legal practitioners in 1958, with the first enrolment occurring in 1963 with nine lawyers.
Micheal Osei Owusu is the third son of the late Mr J.E. Owusu and Patricia Owusu (Nana Bondzi Asiaku II, Mpuntuhene Effutu Traditional Area). He holds his B.A. from University of Ghana, Legon. LLB from Wisconsin University and his Professional Law degree from the Ghana Law School. Five years ago, he took a decision to pursue the Law course leaving his lovely Wife, Efe behind in the UK to tend for their four lovely children. With dedication, all is possible. Today he’s a lawyer and his first borns twins are both pursuing Law at the University.
At the 60th ‘Call to the Bar’ ceremony yesterday, some notable personalities who were part of the 1,097 new lawyers, were the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, and the Director-General of National Lotteries Authority (NLA), Samuel Awuku.
Two persons with disability — one visually impaired and the other hearing impaired — were also part of the newly qualified lawyers.
Dignitaries, who graced the historic occasion, included President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Chief Justice, Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo; the Attorney-General, Godfred Yeboah Dame; the President of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA), Yaw Acheampong Boafo, and the Director of Legal Education and the Ghana School of Law (GSL), Barima Nana Yaw Kodie Oppong.