Chief Justice commends Akatsi South Assembly for court building

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Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah
Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah

Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, the Chief Justice of Ghana, has congratulated the Akatsi South Municipal Assembly (ASMA) for using part of its District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) to finance the construction of a new Magistrate Court.

He said the facility would bring justice to the doorsteps of the people of Akatsi South and its neighbouring communities.

Justice Anin Yeboah made these remarks during a courtesy call on the Akatsi South Municipal Assembly.

He urged the management of the Assembly to complete the project early for the use of the Judicial Services in the area.

He commended Mr Joseph Horgle, a businessman from the area, for donating furniture to furnish the new Court.

Mr Martin Kofitsey Nyahe, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Akatsi South, expressed appreciation to the Chief Justice for the tour.

He said the Assembly would explore available means to complete the remaining works on the new Court project soon.

The Chief Justice was received by a team of Assembly staff, including Mr Banini Kwadzo Dzorgbenyui, the Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr Thomas Yao Atidefe, Presiding Member of the Assembly and Assembly Member for Torve Electoral Area.

It is required from Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) to provide court structures in their various MMDA’s under the Local Government Act, Act 462.

Checks by the Ghana News Agency (GNA), during a visit to the project site, reveal that the project, which commenced in January 2011, is about 95 per cent complete.

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