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Vol 64 No 13

Published 22nd June 2023


Supreme Court outlaws presidential decisions

President Akufo-Addo's sacking of the Auditor-General has been condemned raising questions of accountability

Ghana's highest court has ruled unconstitutional President Nana Akufo-Addo's demand three years ago for the Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo, to go on leave. After Domelevo complied under heavy pressure, the President dismissed him by falsely claiming he had reached compulsory retirement age and had to go. MPs from both the main parties and many civic organisations joined the condemnation of Akufo-Addo's dismissal order.

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