Nana Addo appoints 3 SC Justices, retires Chief Judge

Supreme Court, Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated three Judges to replace the Chief Judge and two others as they prepare to start a live life as retirees.

According to Right Honourable Prof. Rev. Aeron Mike Ocquaye, a statement by the President’s, confirmed the nomination of Justice Mariama Owusu, Justice Lovelace Johnson and Justice Gertrude Tokornoo as Justices of the Supreme Court.

Their appointment is pending approval by Parliament, according to the Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Prof. Mike Ocquaye.

The new appointments were announced on the floor of the House by the Speaker on Tuesday, 12 November 2019.

The three have been scheduled to replace Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo, Justice Sophia Adinyira and Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, who are due for retirement by the end of the year.


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