Supreme Court Gets Three New Judges

Supreme Court Gets Three New Judges

Three judges namely Justice Mariama Owusu, Justice Lovelace Johnson and Justice Gertrude Tokornoo have been named as Justices of the Supreme Court subject to parliamentary approval.

They have been appointed to replace three justices who are on retirement or are due for retirement by the end of the year including the Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo.

Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo retired in February 2019 while Justice Sophia Adinyira retired in September 2019.

The current Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo will retire on December 20, 2019.

Justice Mariama Owusu, has bee presiding over the Major Mahama trial till date. Justice Gertrude Tokoonu was the judge who dealt with the avalanche of suits filed by Justice Paul Uter Dery, then a High Court judge who was implicated in the Anas Judicial corruption expose.

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