The newly appointed Judicial Secretary, Ms. Cynthia Pamela Akotoaa Addo, has been sworn-in by the Chief Justice as the new Judicial Secretary.
The new Judicial Secretary has taken over from His Lordship Justice Alex Berchie Poku-Acheampong, who will assume duty on the Court of Appeal Bench on October 8, 2018. Ms. Addo’s appointment takes immediate effect.
A press statement signed by the Director of Communications of the Judicial Service indicates that, Ms. Cynthia Pamela Akotoaa Addo is a lawyer with 29 years of diverse post qualification experience.
The new Judicial Secretary is said to hold an LL.B (Hons) and a Masters Degree in Law (LL.M with merit) from the University of London.
Ms. Addo is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, the Bar of England and Wales and the International Bar Association, having been called to the Bar of England in 1989 as a member of Lincoln Inn and the Ghana Bar in 1997.
The new Judicial Secretary has joined the Judicial Service from the Ghana Export Import Bank (Ghana EXIM Bank), where she was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance and Administration.
The Judicial Service has expressed its expectation that Ms. Addo will be given all the cooperation and support by the people of Ghana that will enable her to carry out her functions as Judicial Secretary effectively and efficiently.
By her appointment, Ms. Cynthia Pamela Akotoaa Addo becomes the 16th Judicial Secretary since the First Republic.