Anthony Benin

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Anthony Benin

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Kumasi, Ghana

Anthony Benin is a Ghanaian judge and a former justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

He was born on 4 January 1950 in Kumasi. He is a product of the Sekondi College (1970), and also holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Ghana. (1973). He completed the Ghana School of Law in 1975 and was called to the bar that same year.

He was one of two judges sworn into office by the President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama in the presence of the Chief Justice of Ghana, Georgina Theodora Wood in November 2012. In 1976, he was appointed assistant state attorney. He joined the bench three years later as a grade two District Magistrate. In 1994 he worked as an Appeal Court Judge and in 2012, appointed justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

He was also appointed West African Regional Court as a pioneer judge in 2001 while serving n the Appeal Court bench. He was also the Vice President of the Court from 2007 to 2009. He has presided in cases of the ECOWAS court until 2011.