Akufo-Addo swears in 8 High Court judges in colorful ceremony; photos drop

Akufo-Addo swears in 8 High Court judges in colorful ceremony; photos drop

- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn in eight justices of the High Court

- The judges comprise three females and five males

- President Akufo-Addo said the eight were sworn in as justices on the advice of the Judicial Council

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn-in eight justices of the High Court at a colorful ceremony Today, Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

The judges comprise three females and five males

They are, Her Honour Eva Bannerman-Williams, His Honour Emmanuel Bart-Plange Brew, His Honour Yaw Owoahene Acheampong, His Honour Samuel Boakye-Yiadom, His Honour Abdul Yusif Asibey, Mrs. Elfreda Amy Dankyi, Mr. Samuel Faraday Johnson, and Ms. Sheila Minta.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh, President Akufo-Addo said the eight were sworn in as justices on the advice of the Judicial Council.

He added that the eigth were eminently fit and qualified for the position of Justice of the High Court, with the impartiality of mind and independence of spirit to hold such a high office.

Below are some pictures from the colorful event;

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The swearing in of the eight new high court judges has drawn reactions from Ghanaians.

Samuel K Gyansah congratulated them and listed a myraid of problems

Congratulations to all of you. Great work sir, but am still reminding you the bad and poor roads of the Amansie South District (Manso Adubia) in the Ashanti region and is one of the strongholds of ur party.

Kunta Kunte Shagboo said Nana Addo is one of the greatest leaders of the nation

Nana Addo is one of the greatest leaders of this country.You may hate him because you are a NDC member and desperate for power but whatever desperate move the NDC does Nana Addo shall be victories.

Monica Ashun congratulated them.

We thank God for your new office sworn in as High court Judges. Congratulations to you all.

Abdul-aziz Kanyiti believes the president has overperformed

You have over performed ! The only President in Ghana who has given all Ghanaians FreeSHS and freeTvet

Alex Ntiamoah-Boakye had a question about the wigs

Congratulations for the Justices sworn in by Hid Excellency the President of the Republic. I wish to know this, is there a way Africa can do without the colonial or western wigs/ gowns among our judicial bodies (courts) maybe Ghana.

Kofi Simon believes the judiciary has lost its respect.

You can put everyone you know or want there time will surely come. You have made our respected judiciary lost it hard earn credibility

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In other news, former President Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has underscored the need for the new leadership in Mali to use the transition period in their political dispensation to exhibit exceptional leadership for the country.

According to him, the leaders should rather use the authority they currently yield to usher Mali into a prosperous era.

Rawlings urged the four-man delegation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) that called on him to mobilise their people into taking up productive activity through a positive vision to boost the country’s development.

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