Akufo-Addo Commissions New 10-Storey Law House In Accra For Attorney General

Akufo-Addo Commissions New 10-Storey Law House In Accra For Attorney General

  • President Akufo-Addo has commissioned a massive new office for the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice
  • The new building, located adjacent to the High Court complex, has 130 office spaces, among other features
  • Attorney General Godfred Yeboah Dame and Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo spoke at the commissioning of the building

The government has officially commissioned The Law House, a 10-storey tower in Accra, to serve as the new office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice.

The building was commissioned on Monday, June 10, 2024, after being started in 2001.

Akufo-Addo Commissions 10-Storey Law House
The new building, located adjacent to the High Court complex, has 130 office spaces. Source: Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo
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The Law House project was initially expected to be completed in May 2004, but the contract for the building was terminated and re-awarded in 2023.

The new building adjacent to the High Court complex has a two-level basement, 130 office spaces and an eating area.

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Attorney General Godfred Yeboah Dame, speaking at the commissioning, pledged to improve other Attorney General department offices nationwide.

Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, while acknowledging the importance of building courts, emphasised the need for dedicated resources towards legal education reforms and other projects to enhance justice delivery.

Bawumia commissions Kayayei hostel

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia recently commissioned a hostel facility and skills training centre in Accra for head porters, known as kayayei.

The multi-purpose facilities in Madina and Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region fulfil Bawumia's promise in 2019.

Each facility has 300 beds, training rooms, a pantry, a kitchen, and a clinic, among other things.

Female head porters who enrolled in the skills training centre received GH¢500 each as their monthly stipend as they began their four-week free training course at the facility.

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Asantehene commissions 2000-seat Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Jubilee Hall

YEN.com.gh reported that Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has built an ultra-modern multi-purpose conference centre at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.

The Asantehene commissioned the 2000-seat capacity centre, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Jubilee Hall, on Monday, April 15, 2024.

After the unveiling, more photos and a video of the magnificent have been released on social media.

Proofread by Berlinda Entsie, journalist and copy editor at YEN.com.gh

Source: YEN.com.gh

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with YEN.com.gh. Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: delali.adogla-bessa@yen.com.gh.

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