The Class of 2021 of the University of Ghana School of Law (UGSoL) graduated on Saturday, July 31, 2021, after completing their bachelor of laws (LLB) programme during the 2020/2021 academic year.
Nine members of the Class of 2021, consisting of four females and five males, graduated with first-class honours.
Christine Selikem Lassey was adjudged as valedictorian, having graduated top of the Class of 2021 with an FGPA of 3.75.
However, another member of the Class of 2021 worth celebrating is Juventus Duorinaah.
Duorinaah became the first-ever hearing impaired student to graduate from law school in Ghana, having graduated from the University of Ghana School of Law with second-class honours.
According to the UG Law Students’ Union, his main means of communication is the Ghanaian Sign Language.
Duorinaah had his basic education at the Wa School for the Deaf (WADEAF). He later attended the Secondary Technical/School for the Deaf in Mampong Akwapim.
He later gained admission to the University of Ghana and graduated with a bachelor of arts (B.A) degree in Sociology and Political.
He also holds a degree in Human Rights Law from the Cardiff University School of Law and Politics.
Duorinaah aspires to become a qualified human rights lawyer. He also aims to engage in strategic litigation to advance the rights of persons with disabilities.
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