Tag Archives: Georgina Wood

Retired Georgina Wood appointed to Council of State

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed former Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood unto the Council of State. This follows her retirement by close of Thursday, June 8, 2017. Her appointment was announced in Parliament on Thursday by the Speaker, Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye. President Akufo-Addo had earlier sworn-in 24 members of the Council of State, leaving one last ...

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NDC nearly forced me to resign under Mills – Georgina Wood

Ghana’s retired Chief Justice; Georgina Theodora Wood, has revealed how she endured heated calls on her to resign during the late President John Evans Atta Mills’ administration. Georgina Wood, who is retiring today [June 8, 2017] after ten years of service as Chief Justice of Ghana, said members in the late John Evans Atta Mills government constantly pressured her to ...

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Georgina Wood bows out with thanksgiving service [Photos]

It was a solemn and colourful ceremony at the Holy Trinity Cathedral as a thanksgiving service was observed in honour of Her Ladyship Georgina Theodora Wood, for a successful tenure  as Ghana’s first female Chief Justice. The ceremony brought together officials of Ghana’s justice system, the clergy, politicians, family, friends and the general public to draw the curtain down on ...

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Your service was extraordinary – Nana Addo extols Georgina Wood

President Nana Akufo-Addo had glowing words for the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, as he nominated her successor, Sophia Akuffo on Friday. “Her career has been extraordinary and I pay warm tribute to her distinguished service to our nation and I wish her a well-earned retirement even though her public service will not be over as a place on the Council ...

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Chief Justice not on leave – Judicial service clarifies

The Judicial service has discredited reports that the Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Georgina Theodora Wood, has proceeded on leave ahead of her retirement. It says the Chief Justice was rather in Egypt to attend a Conference for Chief Justices, Presidents of Supreme Courts and Constitutional Courts and Heads of Judiciaries throughout Africa. Following the absence of the Chief Justice from ...

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Court buildings in deplorable state – CJ laments

The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Georgina Theodora Wood, has expressed concern about what she refers to as the deplorable state of majority of court buildings across the country. According to the Chief Justice, conditions at the courts are so bad that it hampers justice delivery. Speaking at the inauguration of the refurbished Supreme Court building, Justice Wood appealed to the ...

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