Chief Justice swears in Magistrates


The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship, Justice Sophia A. B Akuffo, has sworn in nine Magistrates at the Supreme Court Building.


The sworn-in Magistrates are: Her Worship Saeed Aliata, His Worship Osman Abdul- Hakeem, Her Worship Juliet Osei Duedu, His Worship Divine Kwaku Ahiadu, His Worship Eric Daning, Her Worship Linda Amissah, Her Worship Priscilla Yeboah, His Worship Kweku Baah Frempong and His Worship Kofi Owusu Sekyere.

The Chief Justice in her brief address, congratulated the newly sworn-in Magistrates and thanked various institutions of certification for the role they play in ensuring good quality of education.

She urged the Magistrates to be good quality judges in the search for justice for all and to conduct proper case management.

She added that the judges play a pivotal role in the maintenance of peace and stability since it is a result of confidence in the legal system and administration of justice.

Her Ladyship, Justice Sophia Akuffo cautioned that any judge who misconducts himself or herself will be dealt with in accordance to the law.

According to the Chief Justice, the Judiciary will not accept horrible working environments and therefore urged the Magistrates to take interest in their environment outside their court rooms.

In a response speech on behalf of the Magistrates, Her Worship, Aliata Saeed assured the Chief Justice and Ghana that the confidence the country has in them, will not be in vain.

She also assured the Chief Justice that, they will not do anything to marr the reputation of the Judiciary.

Her Worship Aliata Saeed, also thanked the Chief Justice for creating the avenue for career magistrates in school to apply for study leave with pay, which was not the case before.

Source: GhanaJustice/F.Kyeremateng


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