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LIVESTREAMED: Akufo-Addo swears in Chief Justice Torkornoo

Gertrude Torkornoo.jpeg The Chief Justice of Ghana, Justice Gertrude Araba Esaaba Torkornoo

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 Source:

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is, today, Monday, June 12, 2023, swearing in Justice Gertrude Araba Esaaba Torkornoo as the new Chief Justice of Ghana.

Her swearing-in comes after the Parliament of Ghana approved her nomination by President Akufo-Addo on June 7, 2023.

Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo is succeeding Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, who retired from the position on May 24, 2023.

The inauguration, according to Star FM, is being done at the seat of government; the Flagstaff House.

Justice Torkornoo is the third appointment to the office of Chief Justice since Akufo-Addo became president in 2017.

She is also the third female Chief Justice in the history of Ghana, following in the footsteps of Justices Georgina Theodora Wood and Sophia Akuffo.

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