President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into administrative center 15 Justices of the Court of Appeal at a brief rite at the Jubilee House, Accra.

The Justices, 10 males and 5 ladies are Justice Ackah Boafo, Justice Afia Serwah Asare-Botwe, Justice Alex Owusu-Ofori, Justice Emmanuel Ankamah, Justice Jerome Noble-Nkrumah, Justice Mrs Gifty Agyei Addo, Justice Samuel Obeng-Diawuo and Justice Mrs Hafisata Amaleboba.

The relaxation are Justice Jennifer Abena Dadzie, Justice Charles Ekow Baiden, Justice Stephen Oppong, Mr Patrick Kwamina Baiden, Mr Christopher Archer, Prof. Mrs Olivia Anku-Trede and Dr Ernest Owusu-Dapaah.

President Akufo-Addo administered the Oath of Office, the Judicial Oath and the Oath of Secrecy.

Addressing the Justices on Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo mentioned the new Justices are eminently are compatible and certified for the place of Justice of the Court of Appeal and feature the impartiality of thoughts and independence of spirit to carry this prime administrative center.

He mentioned the nation’s Constitution affirms ultimate judicial energy in the State and that the Judiciary has the unique jurisdiction in all issues of the breach of the legislation, civil and prison, together with issues in relation to the interpretation and enforcement of the Constitution.


The Judiciary, the President indicated, has the hard tasks to give protection to the person liberties and basic human rights of electorate and act as the arbiter in disputes between the State and the citizen.

Additionally, it acts as the arbiter in disputes between electorate and serves as the bulwark for the promotion of the orderly construction of our country and the defence of the liberties and rights of our folks.

President Akufo-Addo instructed the Justices to endure in thoughts that the expansion of the country calls for that the nation has a Judiciary that instructions the admire of the folks by means of the high quality of its supply of justice, in addition to by means of the comportment of its judges.

It is vital, he said that “we have judges who are honest, possess integrity and a sound knowledge of the law.”

He mentioned in scenarios the place judges proffer judgments in response to selections from decrease courts and cite them as legislation, isn’t appropriate or even much less so, when judges cite no authority at interested by their rulings and provides orders with out causes.

The clear and environment friendly supply of justice, he defined, builds self assurance in electorate, companies and the investor neighborhood, particularly when the govt is doing the entirety imaginable to create jobs for the nation’s adolescence.