Former President John Dramani Mahama has called for the amendment of Article 128 to put a cap on the number of Supreme Court Justices that may be appointed.
He made the suggestion while delivering
“Other areas include amendment of Article 243 to make for the election of District Chief Executives and Article 128 to put a cap on the number of Supreme Court Justices that may be appointed,” he opined.
The flagbearer hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) assured to listen attentively to suggestions from civil society groups and the youth front for constitutional reforms.
“In building the Ghana we want; we will listen attentively to suggestions from civil society groups and the youth front for other constitutional reforms. I have heard the arguments asking for Articles 86 and 87 to be amended to have an entrenched provision for a comprehensive long-term national development plan that will be binding on all successive governments”.
“This is to curtail the uncoordinated approach to our long-term development policymaking. You may recall my administration developed a 40-year National Development Plan that was jettisoned in 2017,” Mr. Mahama said.