The President of the Western Regional House of Chiefs who doubles as the Paramount Chief of the Sefwi Anwhiaso Traditional Area Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II has appealed to Ghanaians to be moderate in their jubilation over the ruling delivered by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on the maritime dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast.
He described the ruling as good news and commended the efforts by the legal team that represented the country on the matter.
Speaking to Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm he said, we can jubilate as citizens however, we should be moderate considering our bilateral relationship with Ivory Coast.
ITLOS ruled in favour of Ghana in the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.
The Special Chamber on Saturday September 23, 2017 in its judgment read by Judge Boualem Bouguetaia, President of the Special Chamber rejected Cote d’Ivoire’s argument that Ghana’s coastal lines were unstable and also ruled that Ghana has not violated Côte d'Ivoire's sovereign rights with its oil exploration activities.