In a unanimous decision, Parliament has approved the nominations of three Court of Appeal Judges to the Supreme Court. The approved justices are Henry Anthony Kwofie, Yaw Asare Darko, and Adjei Frimpong.
Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, the First Deputy Speaker and Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament presented the committee's report, highlighting that the nominees, by Articles 128(4) of the 1992 Constitution and Standing Order 74, demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in the law and their respective areas of practice.
The Committee, recognizing the competence of the nominees, recommended to the House, by consensus, the adoption of its report and the approval of the three justices for appointment to the Supreme Court.
Mr Governs Kwame Agbodza, the Minority Chief Whip and a Member of the Appointments Committee expressed satisfaction with the approval, emphasizing the judges' competence and expressing hope for improvements in the justice delivery system.
She also addressed the recent Supreme Court ruling on the birth certificate not being proof of nationality, encouraging those dissatisfied with the decision to seek redress in the courts.
Mr Andrew Amoako Asiamah, the Second Deputy Speaker and Independent MP for Fomena presiding over the session congratulated the newly approved justices on their elevation to the nation's apex court.