Outlining the credentials of the two justices, President Akufo-Addo described the two distinguished Ghanaians as getting stellar profession legislation.
He additional explained Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu as a robust scholar, feminine activist, and an fantastic intercontinental relations particular person.
“I am happy to be the President who swore her into place of work as a Justice of the Supreme Courtroom. The appointment, I have no doubt, will help reinforce the growth of the Court’s jurisprudence and situation law,” the President.
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With Justice Professor Mensa-Bonsu, becoming the 5th female member of the Court docket, the President stated that “you have fulfilled the stringent needs of Report 128 clause (4) of the Structure, and have exhibited the independence of spirit, tested integrity, high moral character, and impartiality of intellect to hold this high office environment.”
At the swearing-in of Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, Akufo-Addo mentioned one particular of the strongest motives for his appointment is that he is a remarkably-regarded, attained barrister, who sorts portion of the little team of persons appointed onto the Court specifically from the Bar, which includes Justice Nene Amegatcher and the late Edward Akufo-Addo.
Congratulating Justice Kulendi on his appointment to the Supreme Court docket, the President explained the appointment is a particularly poignant encounter for him.
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“I was your pupil grasp in your early times at the Bar, and you slice your teeth in legal apply in my Chambers, Akufo-Addo, Prempeh & Co., just before branching out to create your very own successful practice, Kulendi@Legislation, which has grow to be a highly regarded voice in the legal fraternity of our region. Your elevation, understandably, fills me with sizeable satisfaction,” he additional.