Akufo-Addo begins process to remove Anin Yeboah if…


President, Chief Justice should be held liable for breaching COVID protocols – Opare Addo

**[President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo , in accordance with Article 146(6) of the 1992 Constitution, has begun the process to remove Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah, if found guilty of bribery allegations

First of all, a prima facie case should be found against the Chief Justice before the full process of his impeachment is triggered.

This was contained in a response from the Presidency to a petition filed by pressure group [Alliance for Social Equity and alliance-for-social-equity-and-public-accountability/) (ASEPA).

ASEPA had petitioned the Presidency and the [Commission on Human Rights (CHRAJ) over the allegations levelled by Kumasi-based lawyer Akwasi Afrifa against the Chief Justice.

Lawyer Afrifa was responding to a petition filed at the General Legal Council (GLC) by a former client, Nana Ogyeedom Obranu Kwesi Atta II, who accused the lawyer of taking $100,000 legal fees from him when he could not continue the case.

The renowned lawyer also cited Anthony Akoto Ampaw, who has since responded to the claims made by Mr Afrifa.

It is on the back of all these that ASEPA’s Executive Director petitioned the Presidency to trigger the process to oust the Chief Justice, who has also reported the matter to the GLC and the [Criminal Investigations Department

They will do anything to make sure he is not guilty. For it to be on record that the president removed the chief justice for the first time in this fourth republic, it will never happen. He can’t even deal with his own ministers how much more chief justice.

The caveat is IF . If it has been established beyond reseasonable doubt that the Chief Justice indeed took the 500K bribe. If the evidence provided proves to be true. Why not; the president says he will remove the chief justice.