Two Court of Appeal judges and two legal practitioners have been approved for promotion to the Supreme Court, credible sources revealed to 3news.com Monday. The nomination of justices Samuel K. Marful-Sau, Mrs. Agnes M.A. Dordzie, both Court of Appeal judges, Nene Amegatcher, former Ghana Bar Association President and Prof. Nii Ashie Kotey was approved by the Council of State. Nomination of a Supreme Court judge is done by Judicial Council for the president’s consideration and approval by the Council of State. Following the approval of the four, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to refer their nomination to Parliament, which will through its Appointments Committee, vet to determine their suitability for the Supreme Court job. If approved by parliament, the number of Ghana’s Supreme Court judges will move to 16. Who are they? Marful-Sau Justice Marful-Sau, a Court of Appeal judge sitting as an additional High Court judge on April 10, 2010 dismissed acquitted Mr. Kwadwo Mpiani and Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobby on charges of causing financial loss to the state in the [email protected] saga. In dismissing the case against the two government officials, Justice Marful-Sau held the findings of a Commission of Inquiry could not be the basis of criminal charges against the two. In 2015, former Attorney-General Martin Amidu who is now the Special Prosecutor, claimed Justice Marful-Sau was ‘highly’ recommended by the Judicial Council for nomination to the Supreme Court but was sidestepped by the President as punishment for his decision in that case. “…The Judicial Council recommended Justice Marful-Sau as the first candidate to be promoted to the Supreme Court and yet he was refused that promotion and yet those who were not on the list of prime recommendation were appointed,” Mr. Amidu claimed on Joy FM.Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr Amegatcher has since 1994 been senior lecturer at the Ghana Law School where he has been teaching Advocacy and Legal Ethics as well as other ADR courses. He was a chief examiner in law for the West African Examination Council between 1988 and 2004. He taught Commercial Law and General Principles of English and Ghanaian Law at the Accra Polytechnic between 1980 and 1994. He is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, American Bar Foundation, American Bar Association, Ghana Arbitration Centre, Pupilage Committee of the Ghana Bar Association, International Bar Association, Board of Legal Aid Scheme, National Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force/Committee, American Arbitration Association and Board of Judicial Training Institute.