Prez Akufo-Addo Swears In Two New Supreme Court Justices

(L-R) Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, President Akufo-Addo, Justice Honyenuga, Attorney General Gloria Akuffo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga and Justice Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu as Justices of the Supreme Court.

The swearing in ceremony was held at the Jubilee House on Friday, May 22, 2020.

Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga

According to President Akufo-Addo, both Justice Honyenuga and Justice Tanko Amadu have met the stringent requirements of Article 128 clause (4) of the Constitution, and have demonstrated the independence of spirit, proven integrity, high moral character, and impartiality of mind to hold this high office.

President Akufo-Addo revealed at the swearing in ceremony of Justice Tanko Amadu that it is the first time in the nation’s history that a Muslim has been appointed to the highest court of the land.

Justice Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu

“I am delighted to have been the President to have the honour of doing so, and to do so appropriately in this Holy Month of Ramadan,” President Akufo-Addo said.


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