Four University of Ghana Alumni Nominated to the Supreme Court Bench of Ghana

Four distinguished alumni of the University of Ghana have been nominated to the Supreme Court Bench of Ghana. This follows Parliament’s unanimous approval of the nominations of His Excellency the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The four nominees are Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga and Justice Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu, both Justices of the Appeal Court; Mr Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, a private legal practitioner and Professor Henrietta J.A.N. Mensa-Bonsu, a Professor of Law at the University of Ghana and President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga

Justice Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu

The nominees who exhibited character and indepth knowledge of the law during detailed scrutiny by the Parliamentary Appointments Committee will be expected to bring to bear, their worth of experience in the delivery of justice at the apex court as well as strengthening the judical system of the country.

Justice Professor Henrietta J.A.N. Mensa-Bonsu

Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi

As they take up positions of such a high office of the land, the University extends hearty congratulations to them. You have no doubt distinguished yourselves and your alma mater is proud of you.


Meanwhile the four newly appointed Judges have taken their oath of office and sworn in by the President in separate ceremonies.