Supreme Court Justice Sophia Akuffo was vetted on Friday by Parliament ahead of her swearing-in as Chief Justice of Ghana.
She is scheduled to take over from retired Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood as the country’s second female Chief Justice.
But what do we know about Justice Akuffo?
Below are five things you may not know about her:
- She attended Wesley Girls Senior High School.
- Her favourite Bible verse is Job 42:2.
- She was appointed to the Supreme Court by Former President Jerry John Rawlings in 1995.
- She worked as a trainee lawyer under President Nana Akufo-Addo.
- She attended Harvard University, USA.
By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh|3news.com|Ghana