MINISTRY OF JUSTICE GETS NEW ADVISORY BOARD.
A Ministerial new board to assist by way of guidance into the future of the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice has been inaugurated with a call on members not to with-hold any idea that would be beneficial to the sector.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony in Accra, the Attorney General and sector Minister, Gloria Afua Akuffo urged members of the board to see themselves as legitimate advisors of the sector and thus work with confidence.
“It’s a board backed by law…we shall brief you on the work we do, then we can benefit from your support,” she stressed.
Miss Akuffo thanked the board members for accepting their appointments to serve the sector with their expertise and requested them to come out with their own time table to guide their schedules.
Speaking on behalf of the board, lawyer Akoto Ampaw expressed appreciation to the Attorney General and Minister of justice for the confidence reposed in members of the board and pledged they will never disappoint government.
The 10-member board includes:
- Hon. Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General and minister of Justice (Chairman)
- Hon. Godfred Yeboah Damie – Deputy Atorney General
- Hon. Joseph Dindiok Kpemka –Deputy Attorney General
- Justice Avril Lovelace-Johnson (Justice of the Appeal Court, Judicial Service
- George N. Andah (MP), Deputy .Minister of Communication
- Mr. Kwasi Prempeh-Eck, Director, Legal Education, Ghana School of Law
- Ms Adjoa K.V Yeboah Afari
- Mr. Anthony Oteng Gyasi
- Mr. Anthony Akoto Ampaw – Legal Practitioner and Notary Public
- Mr. Suleiman Ahmed – Chief Director of the Attorney General’s Department