Meet Leah Afoakwa Esq The Ghanaian Nurse Who Has Just Been Called To The Bar

Meet Leah Afoakwa Esq The Ghanaian Nurse Who Has Just Been Called To The Bar

  • Ghanaian nurse Leah Afoakwa Esq, part of the 2023 Bar cohort, shared her motivation to save and defend lives in an interview with
  • She expressed her intent to manage the demands of both nursing and law through strategic planning and aims to impart her legal knowledge to healthcare colleagues
  • Her unique position as a healthcare professional and a lawyer offers the opportunity to make a positive impact within both fields

Leah Afoakwa Esq, a dedicated Ghanaian nurse, has achieved a remarkable milestone by being called to the Bar as part of the 2023 cohort.

In an interview with, she shared her profound motivation, which centres around not only saving lives but also defending them in the realm of law.

When questioned about her plan to juggle the demands of both nursing and law, Leah confidently stated,

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Ghanaian nurse and lawyer Leah Afoakwa Esq Photo credit: Herladyship Awo Dearest
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"I will strategize in order to meet the demands of both professions. I intend to impart the knowledge I have acquired unto my colleagues in the healthcare profession and to also enlighten them on the increasing rate of medical negligence suits."

Her dedication to both fields is truly inspiring, as she envisions a harmonious balance between her roles.

Leah's unique position as a healthcare professional and a lawyer presents a valuable opportunity to raise awareness about the legal implications within the medical sector, particularly concerning medical negligence.

Her commitment to making a difference in the lives of her patients and the broader healthcare community and legal space reflects her determination to create a positive impact through her dual expertise.

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In other news, Esi, the 2015 Ghana's Most Beautiful winner from the Central Region, has expressed her gratitude to influential individuals, such as Apostle Kwadwo Sarfo, TV3 Group CEO Alan Kyerematen, and others, for her academic achievement as she becomes the first winner of the competition to be called to the Ghana Bar.

Notably, fellow Ghana's Most Beautiful winners Nana Ama and Naa offered their support on her momentous day.

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Meanwhile, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, shared her challenging path to joining the Ghana Bar Association, alongside more than 1,000 individuals, on October 20, 2023.

In an interview with the Daily Graphic, she emphasized her lifelong passion for the law, regardless of achieving it at the age of 60.

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