President Akufo-Addo has nominated some four Appeal and High Court judges onto the Supreme Court bench.
The nomination was announced in Parliament by the Speaker of the House Alban Bagbin Tuesday.
The nominees are Justice Barbara Frances Ackah-Yensu, Justice George Kingsley Koomson, and Justice Samuel Kwame Adibu Asiedu, all from the Appeal court. The only High Court judge who made the list is Justice Ernest Yao Gaewu.
The letter to the Speaker said the nominations were made to fill up upcoming vacancies on the Supreme Court bench.
“As a result of pending and projected vacancies at the Supreme Court this year, the Judicial Council advised me on 4th July 2022 by letter under the hand of its Chairperson, Chief Justice Anin-Yeboah of the suitabilities of my nominations for appointment to the Court of these persons in accordance with Article 144 (2) of the constitution,” Speaker Bagbin read the letter addressed to him by the President to lawmakers.