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The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Hon.Godfred Yeboah Dame, has called on all Attorneys at the Office of the Attorney-General to be industrious and ensure cooperation among themselves when discharging their duties. He said this at a maiden meeting with Principal, Senior and Assistant State Attorneys at the Teacher's Hall in Accra.
Hon Godfred Yeboah Dame, expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to serve as the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice for the Ministry
The Attorney -General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame has said he will ensure the passage of a legislation that will enjoin the right of citizens to be able to access assets that have been declared by public officers.
He said this when the Commissioner of Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Joseph Whittal paid a courtesy call on him at his office yesterday.
In recognition of their meritorious service and outstanding display of professionalism in the prosecution of the case, the Republic vs. Samuel Udeotuk Wills and Another (Takoradi Missing Girls’ Case), the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame held a lunch meeting in honour of Mrs. Patience Klinogo, a Chief State Attorney and Mrs. Adelaide Kobiri-Woode, an Assistant State Attorney at the Office of the Attorney-General in Western Region, Takoradi.
The Office of the Attorney- General and Ministry of Justice organized a one day sensitization workshop on the Whistleblower Act, 2006 (ACT 720) and Procurement Standard Clause on 12th December, 2019 at the British Council PD Center in Accra.
The aim of the workshop was to create awareness on the Whistleblower Act and the Procurement Standard Clause as part of efforts to strengthen the capacity of anti-corruption advocates, government officials, civil society groups and private sector in the fight against corruption.
The Justice for All Pragramme (JFAP) is an initiative of the Office of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice, introduced in Ghana in 2007 to help promote access to justice and for speedy trial of cases of remand prisoners. The programme, which has been in existence for the past 10 years aims at reducing prison overcrowding by setting up special in-prison courts to adjudicate remand prisoners’ cases throughout the country. The programme is implemented in collaboration with the Judicial Service, Police Service, Prisons Service, Legal Aid Commission, Commission on Human Rights and Adm
The heads of institutions within the Justice Sector have identified the establishment of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) as a priority under the second phase of the Ministry’s reform programme because its successful implementation will positively affect the delivery of some aspects of criminal justice in the country.
“The lizard that jumped from the high iroko tree to the ground said he would praise himself if no one else did – Chinua Achebe” (Things Fall Apart)
Although there’s no denying the description of the year 2017 as a nerve-racking one, it’s been a year that recorded very remarkable successes in the face of multiple constraints for our sector by dint of hard work, commitment and dedication of our Minister, Deputy Ministers, Management and the entire staff of the sector.