DR. AKOTO TO LAUNCH GHANA LAW SCHOOL BAFFOUR AKOTO MOOT COURT COMPETITION
THE MINISTER for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is expected on Wednesday, February, 16, to launch this year’s Baffour Akoto Moot Court Competition to officially commence the Ghana Law School SRC Week Celebrations.
The competition is organized every year as part of the SRC Week Celebrations to honour the memory and sacrifices made by the Late Chief Linguist of the Asante Kingdom, Baffour Osei Akoto.
According to executives of the Ghana Law School SRC, this year’s competition will involve the participation of other African countries and other law faculties in Ghana, whilst a symposium will for the firs time be held as part of the celebrations.
Baffour Osei Akoto is seen as a doyen of Ghana’s struggle for true multi-party democracy.
His landmark case Re: Akoto & 7 others is celebrated every year by the Ghana Law School as part of activities marking its SRC Week Celebration.
This year’s edition is under the theme “Leadership, Gender and Disabilities Corporate Governance: The way forward after legal education.”
One of Ghana’s celebrated legal personality, His Lordship Justice Sir Dennis Adjei, who is a Court of Appeal Judge, will chair the occasion.