March 11, 2020

The Appointment Committee of Parliament would start vetting President Nana Akuffo-Addo’s nominees to the Supreme Court today.

Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye referred the nominees to be vetted to the Appointment Committee when he received communications from the presidency on the nominees to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

When the Committee vets them and recommend them for approval, they will appear at the plenary when the House returns from recess on May 19, 2020.

First to appear before the Committee on Monday will be Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga, and Justice Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu.

On Tuesday the 12th of May 2020, Professor Henrietta J. A. N. Mensa-Bonsu and Mr. Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi would appear before the Committee.

However, in the wake of the novel COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing there would be limited space at the vetting room in Parliaments new block.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/