Process To Remove Chief Justice Anim Yeboah Has Begun – Akufo Addo Speaks

 The presidency says a process to determine the removal of Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah is underway

The presidency was responding to a petition by ASEPA

ASEPA wants the Chief Justice sacked over his alleged role in the $5million bribery scandal

The presidency has issued a response to a petition filed by the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) seeking the removal of the Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah over a $5million bribery allegation levelled against him by a private legal practitioner, Akwasi Afrifa.

In a statement signed by the Executive Secretary to the president, Nana Asante Bediatuo, the president said steps had already been instituted to determine the removal or otherwise of the Chief Justice.

“I write to acknowledge receipt of your undated petition in respect of the above subject matter and to inform you that the President of the Republic has, in accordance with Article 146 (6) of the Constitution, commenced the appropriate processes subsequent to being petitioned for the removal of the Chief Justice”, the statement quoted by Citi FM read.

ASEPA in a petitioned last month, called on the president to activate provisions of Article 146 of the 1992 constitution to begin impeachment proceedings against Kwasi Anin-Yeboah.

Reacting to the letter by the presidency, Mensah Thompson, the Executive Director of ASEPA said that the president is only applying the law where it should be.

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