The Judicial Service of Ghana has denied allegations of selling the government’s property previously occupied by Supreme Court judge, Justice Samuel Marful-Sau.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Juducial Service following reports that it had sold the residence occupied by Justice Marful-Sau of blessed memory at Roman Ridge.
The Judicial Service in the statement disclosed that it received a letter from the Ministry of Works and Housing expressing the desire to implement a Government Redevelopment Scheme within Roman Ridge.
The statement said two properties, previously occupied by the late Justice Samuel Marful-Sau (JSC) and His Lordship Justice Victor Ofoe, JA (Rtd), and allocated to the Judicial Service by the Ministry of Works and Housing, were affected by the redevelopment.
The Service further revealed that four housing units will be allocated to the Judicial Service for use by Superior Court Judges upon project completion.
“The Judicial Service accepted the offer, recognizing the serious accommodation deficit faced by the Judiciary, whilst taking into consideration the security and safety requirements of Judges, and also convinced that the project will be beneficial to the Judicial Service.”
“Following a series of meetings between representatives of the Government, Judicial Service and the Ministry of Works and Housing regarding the two (2) properties mentioned above, an agreement dated 17th February 2023 was entered into between the Judicial Service and the Ministry of Works and Housing to proceed with the project. Developments on the said land are therefore covered by an agreement concluded between the Judicial Service and the Ministry of Works and Housing.”
Read the statement below