Attorney General of Ghana

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The Attorney General of Ghana is the chief legal advisor to the Ghanaian government. He or she is also responsible for the Ministry of Justice.

List of ministers[edit]

The current Attorney General is Miss Gloria Akuffo.[1] She was appointed by President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo in 2017.

Number Minister Took office Left office Government Party
1 Geoffrey Bing 1961 Nkrumah government Convention People's Party
2 George Commey Mills-Odoi 30 September 1961 29 August 1962
3 Hon. Kwaw Swanzy 12 June 1965 30 September 1966
4 Hon. Victor Owusu 1 October 1966 13 April 1969
5 Nicholas Yaw Boafo Adade 14 April 1969 1970 Busia government Progress Party
6 Hon. Victor Owusu January 1971 12 January 1972
7 Edward Nathaniel Moore 13 January 1972 8 October 1975 National Redemption Council Military government
8 Hon. Dr. Gustav Koranteng-Addo 9 October 1977 31 December 1979 Supreme Military Council Military government
9 Austin N. E. Amissah 1 January 1979 23 September 1979 Armed Forces Revolutionary Council Military government
10 Joe Reindorf 24 September 1979 August 1981 Limann government People's National Party
11 Hon. A. L. Djabatey 1 October 1981 31 December 1981 Limann government People's National Party
12 Hon. G. E. K. Aikins 25 June 1982 1988 Provisional National Defence Council Military government
13 A. O. Tanoh 14 December 1988 1 April 1993
14 Hon. Anthony Forson 1 March 1993 30 October 1993
15 Obed Asamoah (Acting AG) November 1993 May 1997 Rawlings government National Democratic Congress
16 Obed Asamoah May 1997 6 January 2001 Rawlings government National Democratic Congress
17 Nana Akufo-Addo 1 February 2001[2] 24 April 2003 Kufuor government New Patriotic Party
18 Papa Owusu Ankomah 1 April 2003[3] 2005
19 J. Ayikoi Otoo 1 February 2005[4] 2006
20 Joe Ghartey 16 June 2006 7 January 2009 [5] 2007
21 Betty Mould-Iddrisu 2009 2011 Mills government National Democratic Congress
22 Martin Amidu 4 January 2011[6] 2012
23 Benjamin Kunbuor 25 January 2012[7] 24 October 2012
24 October 2012 7 January 2013 Mahama government
24 Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong February 2013[8] 7 January 2016
25 Gloria Akuffo February 2017 Akuffo Addo government New Patriotic Party

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adogla-Bessa, Delali (2017-01-10). "Gloria Akuffo nominated as Attorney General". Ghana News. Retrieved 2017-06-01. 
  2. ^ "Eleven Ministers Sworn-in". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Government names new Cabinet". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Twenty-nine Ministers sworn into office". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Kufuor restructures ministerial team". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle: Zita dropped, Betty for education". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "Full Text Of Reshuffle By President Mills". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Kunbuor, others approved by Parliament". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 

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