December 18, 2017

Member of Parliament for Juaboso in the Western Region Kwabena Minta Akandor has taken a swipe at the Chief Justice for questioning his use of the title honourable.

The CJ presiding over a case last week in which Akandor and the MP for Ashaiman Ernest Norgbey were praying the court to revoke the appointment of the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba for failing to undertake the mandatory National Service Program chided the two for adding the title honourable to the writ they filed before the court.

According to her, the NDC legislators were not supposed to add such title to their names stressing that their use of it rendered them “dishonorable.”

In an interview with, Mr. Akandor indicated that the Chief Justice’s outrage was because of the political party affiliation of the plaintiffs.

According to him, the rant of the CJ has embarrassed him and his constituents for no wrongdoing.

“She could have done this without behaving like that…in a decorous manner and I wouldn’t have any problem with that,” he said.

“So, if it is a genuine concern about the usage of the title why was she enquiring or why she wondering why Otiko Djaba was not described as honourable. So for me I am praying to the Almighty God that we shouldn’t get to the dictatorship of the judiciary,” he stressed.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/