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Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, Kulendi, Two Others Nominated For Supreme Court Bench

Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, Kulendi, Two Others Nominated For Supreme Court Bench
LISTEN MAR 19, 2020

President Akufo-Addo has nominated four persons for appointment onto the Supreme Court bench.

The persons include three males and a female.

The nominees are Justice Clemence Hoenyenugah, Justice Issifu Amidu Tanko, both Justices of the Appeals Court, Mr Emmanuel Yoni Kulendi, a private legal practitioner and law lecturer, Prof. Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu.

They are to replace Justices on the Apex Court bench who are due for retirement.

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye made the announcement in the House today, Thursday, March 19, 2020.

The Supreme Court Justice nominees are expected to be vetted by Parliament’s Appointments Committee in the coming days.

About Prof. Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu

Prof. Henrietta J.A.N. Mensa-Bonsu is a professor and senior law lecturer at the University of Ghana school of law.

She attended Wesley Girls High School, University of Ghana and Yale University , obtaining a Master of Laws (LLM) in 1985.

She became a full law lecturer at the University of Ghana in 2002, and in 2003 was elected as a fellow into the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.

She has used platforms available to her to advocate for peace to accelerate national development.

She was a member of the presidential commission of enquiry which probed the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence.

---citinewsroom

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