Court Declares Removal Of CEOs Unconstitutional

The removal of heads of public corporations due to a change of government has been declared as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision, a seven-member panel of the court, presided over by the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo, held that per Article 190 Clause 1(b) of the 1992 Constitution, public corporations were part of the Public Services of Ghana and, therefore, such persons were public service officers whose appointments were protected by the Constitution. ...

Court Declares Removal Of CEOs Unconstitutional
The court was presided over by the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo The removal of heads of public corporations due to a change of government has been declared as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision, a seven-member panel of the court, presided over by the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo, held that per Article 190 Clause 1(b) of the 1992 Constitution, public corporations were part of the Public Services of Ghana and, therefore, such persons were public service officers whose appointments were protected by the Constitution. ...