Parliament approves 4 SC Nominees

Parliament of Ghana has unanimously approved four nominees nominated by President Akufo Addo on the 3th July, 2018 to serve on the Supreme Court.

The nominees are; Justice Samuel K. Marful-Sau, Justice of Appeal; Justice Agnes Mercy Abla Dordzie, Justice of Appeal; Prof. Nil Ashie Kotey, former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Legon; and Nene A. 0. Amegatcherr, Private legal practitioner and former President of the Ghana Bar Association.

Their elevation to the apex court followed the retirement of Justice William Atuguba, one of the longest-serving judges of the Supreme Court.

Justice Atuguba who retired after 44 years with judiciary was appointed as Supreme Court justice on November 30, 1995, during the era of former President JJ Rawlings.

President Akufo-Addo is expected to swear them into office in the coming days, making it the second time he is carrying out such exercise, after swearing into office five justices to the Court of Appeal in April.

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH

Writer’s email: franklin.asare-donkor@todaygh.com

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