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LIVESTREAMING: Akufo-Addo swears in Chief Justice Torkornoo

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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.

Watch the livestream below:

 

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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