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Accept Postings to Anywhere in Ghana- CJ Tells New Magistrates

The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo has sworn-in twenty three (23) new Magistrates onto the Bench, with the admonition that they must be prepared to work in any part of the country. ‘You must be ready to accept postings to any part of the country since your services are needed everywhere in Ghana’



                          
                                                                New Magistrates taking Oaths      

             
                        The Chief Justice also advised the new Magistrates to take steps to learn more about cybercrimes since they
                        are on the increase and Judges now have to deal with them on a regular basis. She reminded them of the need
                        to understand the cases before them at all times and not to be intimidated by Lawyers, but be fair, firm and just in
                        administering justice.

                        
                                                               Mr. Alfred Tuah-Yaboah, Deputy A-G

                       
                        The Attorney General and Minister for Justice, in a speech read on his behalf by his Deputy, Mr. Alfred
                        Tuah-Yaboah, pointed out that the appointment of the Magistrates speaks volumes of their professional
                        skill and personal character and admonished them to discharge their duties without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.

 

 

                         
                                           Greater Accra Bar President, Mr. Agbesi Kwadwo Dzakpasu



                          The President of the Greater Accra Bar, Mr. Agbesi Kwadwo Dzakpasu, representing the National
                          President of the Ghana Bar Association; Mr. Yaw Acheampong Boafo, congratulated the newly appointed
                          Magistrates and entreated them to be professional in the discharge of their judicial duties. He added,
                          that in the current age of information technology ‘every decision you take will reach the world in real
                          time so it is vitally important that you stay honest, possess integrity and sound knowledge of the law’. 

 

                         
                                                               Her Worship Comfort Asamoah Sarpong

                       Her Worship Comfort Asamoah Sarpong speaking on behalf of the newly sworn-in Magistrates, pledged her
                       colleagues’ total commitment to their work in fulfilling the mandate bestowed upon them by the Constitution
                       to administer justice to all who appear before them.




                           
                                A group photograph of the Chief Justice (seated middle) with some Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judicial Secretary,
                                other dignitaries and the newly sworn-in Magistrates

 

LIST OF NEWLY SWORN-IN MAGISTRATES

1. H/W Anastacia Yaa Agyeiwaa Karimu

2. H/W Bright Ajosagi Akoande

3.H/W Dromo Afarley Djarbeng

4. H/W Jeroma Tawiah Owusu

5. H/W Claudia Naa Anorkai Akuokor Abbey

6. H/W Melissa Selorm Dadson

7. H/W Georgette Carmel Lutterodt

8. H/W Josephine Valeen Akorfa Akpanya-Hlover

9. H/W Christian Mawusi Ntow

10. H/W Christabel Awo Tei Sasraku

11. H/W Stephen Tabiri

12. H/W Comfort Asamoah Sarpong

13. H/W Gloria Afua Kesewa Asamani

14. H/W Bitam Lari

15. H/W Juliana Millicent Ocran

16. H/W Eric Kwarteng

17. H/W Emmanuel Wiafe Adu

18. H/W Jehoshaphat Achina Nyarko

19. H/W Eugene Obeng-Ntim

20. H/W Iddi Adama

21. H/W Olivia Acquah-Dadzie

22. H/W George Wellington Arhin

23. H/W Godson Etse Kumado

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